You may use Tylenol, Ibuprofen (if 6 months of age or older), arnica, Rescue Remedy or other measures to help with pain control. We recommend the purchase of a non-numbing teething gel like Hyland’s Teething Gel or Orajel Naturals (not regular Orajel). This gel will be used during your stretching exercises and can help with pain afterwards as well.
- Use the dropper in the manufacturer’s packaging
- This can be given every 6-8 hours after the procedure as needed
- These doses are for Infants’ Tylenol Concentrated drops 80mg/1ml
6-11 pounds- .5 ml
12-17 pounds- 1 ml
18-23 pounds- 1.5 ml
24-35 pounds – 2 ml
- Breast feeding is the best way to soothe your infant but remember to also include lots of “skin to skin” and sharing a warm bath may help you.Starting a few days after the procedure, the wound will look white and/or yellow and will look very similar to pus. This is normal and not a concern.