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5 best teething toys to soothe sore gums

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By Livia Gamble

When your baby starts teething will vary from baby to baby, but one thing’s for sure – it’s a good idea to have the best teething toys on hand from about two months old. Just in case. 

The Tell Me Baby community has rated the best teething toys they’ve tried and shared their opinions on what has, or hasn’t, worked for them.

Based on their teething product reviews, we’ve put together a list of the top teething toys products our community loves. You can also read our best teething products comparisons to find the top-rated products. 

1. Sophie the Giraffe Teething Ring

Sophie Giraffe best teething toy

The Sophie the Giraffe Teething Ring is a popular choice for many parents. Made from 100% natural rubber and food-grade paint, it’s easy to grip and will be a winner when it comes to soothing your baby’s sore gums. Parents say it attaches to a dummy and is very easy to clean. A big plus is that it’s a solid product, so you don’t have to worry about mould forming on the inside. 

Read Sophie the Giraffe Teething Ring reviews. Shop Sophie the Giraffe Teething Ring.

2. Nuby Bug-a-Loop™ Teether

Best teething toy

Another popular choice – the Nuby Bug-a-Loop™ Teether features a variety of textured surfaces for your baby to munch on. This helps to massage their gums and relieve pain gently. Parents say it’s easy to hold and clean. 

Read Nuby Bug-a-Loop™ Teether reviews

3. Nuby Teethe Eez Teether

Another product from Nuby, the Teethe Eez Teether is an extra-soft silicone teether with textures to help massage sore gums. Parents say it’s an excellent-sized teether that comes in fun colours. The hard case is an added bonus, making it great for travelling and keeping clean when it’s not being used. 

Read Nuby Teethe Eez Teether reviews

4. Pigeon Training Teether Step 1

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The Pigeon Training Teether has been designed specifically for a baby’s palm, features multiple textures to stimulate baby’s lips and has moveable coloured rings. Importantly, no parts are detachable. Parents say it’s the perfect size for little hands. One mum wrote: “It’s easy for him to hold onto. It’s not bulky. It makes noises if he shakes it. He loves chewing on the ends.”

Read Pigeon Training Teether Step 1 reviews.

5. Pharmacy Care Baby Dragonfly Water Filled Teether

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If you’re looking for a teether that can be chilled before use, the Pharmacy Care Baby Dragonfly Water Filled Teether could be for you. Suitable for babies 3 months and up, this teether is filled with purified water and can be frozen or chilled in the fridge. And as one parent wrote: “The price….you just can’t beat it!”

Read Pharmacy Care Baby Dragonfly Water Filled Teether reviews.

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