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Teething and Fiddle necklaces

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Silicone teething accessories such as necklaces are a major trend right now and it's no wonder, they're the perfect blend of style and practicality for mums who miss their pre baby accessories and are desperate for something (ANYTHING!) to help little one's sore gums and restless hands. We stock a beautiful range from Hexnex.  Here's a quick lowdown on their benefits:

Safety first 

All silicone beads supplied by Hexnex are:

- BPA Free

- Phthalates Free

- Lead Free

- Latex Cadmium Free

- Free of All Other Toxic Materials

- Made of 100% Food Grade Silicone

- Easy to Wipe Clean and Fridge Safe

In a nutshell silicone necklaces are made of the same materials that a baby bottle is.  It is hypoallergenic, hygienic and resistant to bacteria.  The breakaway clasps offer added safety,  simply popping apart when little hands tug too hard to avoid strains on Mums neck. 

Fiddle Necklace

A teething necessity

Some of the first signs of teething include:

  • Crying and Irritability. 
  • Excessive Drooling 
  • Biting - The pressure the pain creates from a soon-to-erupt tooth can be relieved by applying counterpressure. Instinctively, teething babies will look for things to bite down on to get that counterpressure and relieve their discomfort. You may notice your little one biting anything they can get their hands on.

Teething necklaces can be the perfect answer for little ones starting to search for something to bite, they offer a safe and tactile silicone bead for little ones to chew away on and sparing all of Mum’s more delicate and expensive jewellery which is irresistible but dangerous to a baby.  Also since the mum wears the necklace and not the baby, the child will be making eye contact with the mum more often whilst using the teether. 

Keep little hands busy

Have you found your little ones hands are constantly flying about, scratching , pulling your hair and generally fiddling when breastfeeding?  This is completely normal but can be incredibly frustrating for you.  Baby safe silicone necklaces are a great, safe way to keep those busy hands distracted.   In addition this action can help develop and  improve fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and grip strength.

Stylish

Teething and fiddle necklaces come in so many colours, styles and patterns you can have one for every outfit or day of the week, see our full selection here

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