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Mum reveals clever dummy hack to soothe baby's teething pain

If you've ever spent ages trying to come up with a quick teething fix for your little one then you'll know how distressing it can be. Teething symptoms can range from fever, trouble eating and trouble sleeping so it is not a fun time for anyone.

If you're currently struggling, you might be in luck. One mum has come up with a clever trick to help with teething traumas.

Emelia Jackson posted this great 'mom hack' on Facebook. She filled her baby's Soothie, a dummy designed for babies without teeth (newborns-three months), with water and popped it in the freezer for a few hours. This made a quick, soothing, ice-cold dummy to help comfort her baby. 

The post had 116,000 shares and thousands of comments from parents eager to try out the simple hack. 

Other quick home teething remedies include freezing breast milk into a lolly, chamomile tea, teething necklacesteething toothpaste, teething toothbrushes or even a warm bath to help them fall into a deep sleep. 

14 very honest celebrity quotes about pregnancy!

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Whilst pregnant with her first son Angelo, Adele told an audience at her concert: ‘When I got pregnant, I had so much testosterone in me that I grew a beard. I only cropped it last night. It’s actually true. I’m not telling a joke. I actually have a beard but I’m proud of it. I call it Larry’. Oh Adele, we do love you. 
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Clemmie Hooper 

In an interview, mum of four and author of ‘How to Grow a Baby and Push It Out’ said when pregnant with her twins, Ottilie and Delilah: ‘[the pregnancy symptoms] happened at double the amount and much earlier because there are more hormones. By six weeks, I was so sick I thought “this better not be twins”. I vomited 17 times in one day.’ 
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Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge

Despite suffering from severe morning sickness, in response to a comment she was looking very trim, the Duchess of Cambridge said: ‘I sometimes forget I’m pregnant’. 
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Holly Willoughby

The mum of three and This Morning star told Weekend magazine in her final trimester when pregnant with her third baby: ‘I actually really like giving birth. I know, I’m a weirdo but I really like it. Knowing you’re about to meet your baby, it’s just a really lovely time. It’s the best day ever.’ 
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Chrissy Teigen

Whilst pregnant with her beautiful baby Luna, her first child with husband John Legend, Teigen said: ‘The most annoying part of pregnancy is the fruit and veg sh*t: “Your baby is six inches. A pineapple!” What the f**k grocery store we at?’ 
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Victoria Beckham

As well as talking about how she ‘wasn’t one of those people that likes to go out and flaunt being pregnant’ fashion designer and mum of four spoke about a slightly more unusual side effect. Telling Marie Claire: ‘When I was pregnant, I just wanted to get lots and lots of animals, for some reason. We talked about cats but David said absolutely not.’ 
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Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton shared her excitement when expecting her second baby, Honey, with HELLO! Online saying: ‘I think it’s amazing how much you forget what it’s like. You get to the point where you think “oh God I forgot this happens and this happens” but then you remember to take it easy and rest as much as you can.’ 
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When pregnant with her first daughter, Blue Ivy, Queen Bey was quick to share her joy, saying: ‘It is the most powerful creation to have life growing inside of you. There is no bigger gift.’ 
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Halle Berry

She’s always looked like a bond girl, even when pregnant. Turns out she felt like one too: 'My pregnancy was amazing. I was happy that whole time, I felt good, I had energy, I was like Superwoman. I wish I could feel like that for the rest of my life, that's how fantastic it was.'
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Angelina Jolie

Actress, humanitarian and mum of six, Angelina Jolie is one of the most famous women in Hollywood. In an interview with Vanity Fair, whilst pregnant with her twins Knox Léon and Vivienne Marcheline, Jolie said on being pregnant: ‘I love it. It makes me feel like a woman. It makes me feel that all the things about my body are suddenly there for a reason. It makes you feel round and supple, and to have a little life inside you is amazing.’
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Drew Barrymore

The down to earth actress we all want as our best friend; when she spoke about being pregnant, she said: ‘'You have the highest highs and yet you're facing the biggest fear of, "How do I keep someone alive?"'
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Kim Kardashian

On pregnancy being ‘enjoyable’: 'They are lying. They are LYING to you. I'm telling you. Kourtney said that, my mum said that. I was literally giving birth and I looked at my mum and I said, "I'm going to get you a medal. You deserve everything".'


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