When babies start teething, it can be a real pain for the baby and parents alike. Most babies start teething around 4-6 months (some are earlier, some are later). Babies will reach for things to put in their point to help ease their discomfort. However, babies’ gum are very, very sensitive, so whatever teething toy you give them should be safe, somewhat soft, and definitely non-toxic.
Here are some ideas for some popular teething toys that are safe, easy to hold, easy to clean, and fit a variety of budgets.
Sophie La Girafe – So Pure Teether Giraffe
My son has the first generation Sophie, this is the updated model. The brand is the first teething ring made from 100% natural rubber. The two rings have different textured surfaces for baby to choose from.
SweeTooth Baby Teether – Yummy Yellow
A teething toy that looks like a treat? Made in the USA, safe, non-toxic, effective relief for teething. There No BPA, phthalates, PVC or lead. Hypoallergenic,antimicrobial, and latex-free
The ice cream part is softer and the cone is firmer. So there’s multiple teething textures, surfaces, and resistance levels. You can place in the freezer for cool and soothing sensation. It’s also easy to clean and dishwasher safe.
Nuby IcyBite Keys Teether
For ages 3+ months, this teether is a favorite among parents. It has multiple surfaces and textures. You can place in the refrigerator and babies can easily grip this teething toy. Here’s a personal tip that we found out with my son: Take the keys off the ring, and now you have three separate teethers that are way easier for baby to hold. It is BPA Free, Phthalate Free, PVC Free, and Latex Free. Hand wash and rinse this teether.
Ike & Leo Teething Toys: Baby Infant and Toddler WITH Pacifier Clip / Teether Holder
This Teether Set works to soothe, massage, and reduce fussiness and discomfort. It’s made of food-grade silicone and is BPA, PVC and Phthalate Free. This set is shaped for little hands as babies can easily grab onto the rings. INCLUDED is a signature Pacifier Clip to help keep the toy off the floor.
Nuby Silicone Teethe-eez Teether with Bristles
This teether is made of soft 100% silicone. There are multiple teething surfaces to help when new teeth come in. The size and shape makes it easy for little hands to hold. It also comes with a handy case to carry it in.
Manhattan Toy Skwish Natural Rattle and Teether Grasping Activity Toy
This is un-dyed and carefully constructed of sustainable wood. It works as a rattle as well. The Skwish is easy for little hands to grab and hold on to while rattling the beads that slide back and forth on dowels. The Natural Skwish Teether is sealed with a proprietary non-toxic water-based sealer that meets or exceeds CPSIA regulations for children’s toys, which requires independent laboratory testing.
Comotomo Silicone Baby Teether
This uniquely shaped teether is baby-finger-sized and perfectly designed for their little hands to easily grab and hold. There are multiple grabbing and biting points with its non-choking design. It’s made of 100% safe hygienic silicone: and also BPA-, PVC-, and Phthalate-free . It’s safe to clean in microwaves, boiling water, dishwashers, and sterilizers.
CaaOcho Baby – All-Stage Natural Rubber Teether Fish
The simple design of this teether prevents the accumulation of bacteria and dirt. It is made of 100% pure natural rubber, and is certified non-toxic. There are two textures to massage baby’s sore gums. It’s also lightweight so it’s easy for baby to hold.
Kidsme Food Feeder, Medium, Orange
This teether is recommended for babies 4 months and older. It is BPA free and FDA tested. You can choose the size of the feeder according to the width of the child’s mouth. It is easy to clean as it is top-rack dishwasher safe. It is designed with textured silicone surface and it works best with frozen fruit or ice cube to soothe teething pain and massage baby’s gum.
Sugarbooger Silicone Teether, Retro Robot
This teether is sized for baby’s hands and is lead-free, BPA-free, phthalate-free, and non-toxic. It has a variety of textures that make it fun for baby to explore and can be refrigerated or frozen to further soothe sore and aching gums. It is made of 100% soft and durable silicone and recommend for ages 3+ months.
Baby Banana Infant Toothbrush
This popular teether has been around for a while. It is a toothbrush and a teether for kids 3-12 months of age. It is dishwasher safe and can go in the freezer. It is also BPA, Phthalate, Latex, and Toxin Free. This bristles help to soothe sore teething gums.
Safety 1st featuring Mombella Ellie Elephant Teether
It’s a funny shaped elephant, and a great teething toy. It is BPA Free, Phthalate Free, Latex Free, and Lead Free. It’s made of 100% silicone and designed for little hands to hold. It’s also dishwasher safe. It gently soothes sore gums, the texture of it stimulate touch and the bright colors stimulate vision.
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