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Homemade Teethers

If your tot is gnawing on the coffee table, it might be time to toss his teether and make him something a lil more substantial. While some parents rub an over the counter numbing gel on their wee one's gums or rely on the water filled chewies, the latest issue of KIWI Magazine takes the natural approach.

KIWI suggests a list of safe soothers that include cold food, a frozen washcloth, Hyland's homeopathic teething gel or tablets, Homeopathic Chamomilla and a gentle gum massage." It also offers recipes for homemade remedies from Root Pops to Whole Wheat Baby Biscotti. To check out one for their First "Ice Cream"

. What worked for your child when he was teething?

First "Ice Cream"

First "Ice Cream"

Ingredients

  1. 4 oz. baby juice
  2. 4 oz. breast milk or formula

Directions

1. Bring juice to a boil in a shallow pan over high heat. Leave uncovered and decrease heat to medium-high so mixture reduces by approximately 1/3. Cool in stainless-steel bowl set on ice.

2. Once juice is cool, mix in breast milk or formula.

3. Freeze in home ice-cream machine following the manufacturer's instructions. If you don't have a home ice-cream machine, you can make this recipe "granita-style": freeze in shallow container and, as it freezes, break up ice crystals by fluffing with fork, approximately every 15 minutes.

Yields 6 oz. (About 4 servings)

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