Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Amber Teething Necklace Review

Evan began teething when he was about four months old. He cut his first two just fine, with only a low-grade fever and runny nose. Then, five months later, it was a completely different story as he cut SIX TEETH AT ONE TIME!!! I never in a million years would have imagined that. My oldest son, Ian, cut all his teeth two at a time and never had any issues. Evan had a lot harder time with it (to say the least). For the next three weeks, he woke up two to three times a night with his mouth hurting. I would put Orajel on his gums and give him some baby Motrin and try to get him to go back to sleep. No such luck. So, I would usually wind up with him on the couch. Well, I had known about Baltic Amber Teething Necklaces for a while, but I was skeptical about them actually working. But in a sleepy stupor one night, I found myself at my wit's end and ordered one. It came a few days later and as soon as I opened the package, I rushed to put it on Evan. I showed my husband and he thought it looked a little funny, but I told him I didn't care what it looked like as long as it worked. I wasn't expecting anything at all. I thought if it was going to work, it would take a few days at least to notice any kind of change. When I got ready to put him to bed that night, he'd had the necklace on for about six hours. He went down with no issues and went right to sleep. And because I wanted to test the necklace, I did not medicate him before I put him to bed. But I thought for sure that he would be back awake within an hour or so in pain. But he slept ALL NIGHT LONG. He got hungry at about 6:00 and I fed him a bottle and he went right back to sleep. He slept until almost 9:00. I felt like dancing a jig.  And the next morning, I could tell a big difference from the day before. He wasn’t drooling as badly as he had been and the swelling in his gums was noticeably reduced. I was a believer!
Evan, wearing his Necklace
Now, nearly seven months later, I still break out the amber necklace at the first sign of teething troubles. Last month, he cut four molars at once, and although he had a bit of discomfort (but still easily slept through the night), I seriously believe that if he hadn’t had the amber necklace on, his pain would have been significantly worse. And since I purchased the necklace, I have not had to use any more Orajel or Motrin (Except for the weekend we went out of town and I forgot it!). I love the fact that it is all natural and I am not putting any unnecessary chemicals in my child’s body.


  1. Wow! This is amazing!! How does it work so well?
    If Benson has a difficult time with teething I will make this purchase for sure! Thanks for this great review and the cute pic :)

  2. It supposed to work by the essential oils being next to the inflamed area. They are supposed to be really good for arthritis and carpel tunnel and stuff like that, too. They make them for adults also. I'm considering getting a bracelet for the arthritis in my hands and ankle. I just haven't done it yet.

  3. Wow. My mom has terrible arthritis..I'm going to find it and send a link to her.