When your baby starts to get their teeth, they’ll put anything in their mouth to find some relief. But baby’s gums are sensitive, so finding a teething toy specifically designed to be chewed is the safe way to go. We’ve compiled some of our favorite teethers that can help ease your baby’s discomfort and soothe their sore gums.
In order to make our list of Best Teething Toys, each teether had to check these boxes:
- Easy to hold design
- Easy to clean
- Made of safe, non-toxic materials
Relief (for you both) is coming your way!
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SWEETOOTH ♥ CHEEKY CHOMPERS ♥ KIDSME ♥ BIRD & BEAR ♥ SUGARBOOGER ♥ LEXYPEXY ♥ MAYAPPLE ♥ OLI & CAROL ♥ DRESS ME UP ♥ VULLI
What baby doesn’t dream of chomping on an ice cream cone all day? Well the Sweetooth is making those dreams a reality with their cone shaped teether that is easy for little hands to hold and offers different levels of firmness and texture for baby to explore. It can be placed in the freezer to chill to provide further relief for your little one’s gums and is made from medical and food-grade silicone, which means no nasty chemicals or toxins. And when your baby is done teething, Sweetooth can become part of your child’s play kitchen. We’ll take one in each flavor please!
BY CHEEKY CHOMPERS
This bib-teether combo is revolutionary! When baby’s teeth are coming in, they are usually drooling up-a-storm, so the Neckerchew serves double-duty: as a drool bib, and a built-in teether. The attached BPA-free teething triangle is always easily accessible for baby to chew, and can’t be dropped or lost. The bib is made of 100% absorbent jersey cotton to keep baby dry, and can easily be thrown in the washing machine for cleaning. Add super cute, modern designs and we have a winner on our hands!
Fill the silicone sac of this self-feeder with frozen fruit or an ice cube and watch magic happen! Baby can easily hold onto the handles and suck or bite for immediate relief. It comes with a cap that covers the silicone top so it can be used on-the-go, and it’s far easier to clean then the traditional mesh bag feeders. It comes in 2 sizes to best accommodate your child’s mouth. Give it a try, you (and your baby) won’t be disappointed!
BUNNY EAR RING
BY BIRD AND BEAR BOUTIQUE
These adorable teething rings are both functional and beautiful. The solid maple ring is finished with an all-natural organic beeswax and olive oil polish, so baby can chop away safely. The Bunny Ears are available in a variety of fun fabrics and lined with soft velour terry cloth – you can even add a crinkle to them to make the teether more interactive.
MATRYOSHKA DOLL SILICONE TEETHER
Made of food-safe silicone, these matryoshka doll teethers are the perfect size and shape for baby to grasp. Each one has different textures that provide tactile stimulation and a nice gum massage. It can be placed in the freezer to get cold to provide even greater relief.
For the baby that needs an ultra-modern accessory, the lexypexy handmade baby teether will do just the trick. These amazing teethers are made from sustainable maple wood that is naturally antibacterial and will not splinter. Eco-chic – we adore!
BY OLI & CAROL
These brightly colored chew fruits are made from 100% natural latex from Hevea trees, making them safe to chew and easy to wash. They are designed and handmade in Barcelona by Oli & Carol – a company who specializes in natural rubber toys. They use safe natural dyes, so put your mind at rest and let your baby sink his teeth into these luscious fruits.
BY DRESS ME UP ORGANIC
OK, we are big fans of this teething bonbon – it’s so simple, but oh-so effective. You take the soft bonbon, dip the ends in water and toss it in the freezer. When baby seems fussy and needs some relief, simply take it out and let the cool teether knots soothe those sore gums. The bonbon is handmade in Canada with an organic cotton shell, and stuffed with naturally antibacterial lamb’s wool – keeping the center of the teether warm, so baby’s hands don’t get cold. Throw it in the washing machine to clean.
Silicone Teething Necklaces
Never again will you be caught empty-handed with a grouchy teething infant or a fussy toddler – with the 100% food grade silicone teething necklaces from QALO, you’ll always be wearing the relief!
These necklaces not only look fashionable, but keep your little one happy while you’re on-the-go…whether it be soothing their sore gums, or just as a distraction to keep their hands busy.
There are 3 styles to choose from (each with several color options): the Hexagon Bead offers a variety of beads to munch on and play with, the V-Pendant is the perfect shape for getting those back gums, and the Unisex Dog Tag has an amazingly soft textured side that even you will want to keep touching. We love that you can personalize the back of the V-Pendant and the front of the Dog Tag with your child’s name or a special message.
The necklace cords are made from a durable nylon paracord and have an emergency break-away clasp. And all of them are free of BPA, PVC, and Phthalates. High fives all around for a safe teething solution that’s never more than an arm’s reach away.
SOPHIE THE GIRAFFE
What list of teethers would be complete without Sophie the Giraffe? Made of 100% natural rubber and food paint, she is lightweight, soft and completely safe for chewing. Her long neck is easy for babies to grasp, and she has lots of interesting parts for them to explore – ears, horns, and those delicious long legs. All babies seem to be naturally enamored with Sophie, and with teethers, that’s half the battle.
Have you tried any of these on our list? What teethers are your baby’s favorites? Tell us about them in the comments below.
Oh I love all of these!!! How cute and I love a safe product. Unfortunately I think my teething years have just passed us. My bubba just got 8 teeth in two short months!! I’m not sure what our method of relief was… just gnawing on everything I think!
Almost better to just get them all in at once and be done with it! So glad you enjoyed our list.
I will definitely give some of these a try! My LO is teething now and nothing seems to help him.
These are soooooo cute!! I’m finally coming out of the teething years with my son, and having another new baby this year, so this is a nice refresher! This time, I think I’m going to buy into the Sophie the Giraffe hype. Just so cute!! Thanks for sharing <3