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Teething Isn’t That Bad — But Many Teething Remedies Are

Amber necklaces and other popular products meant to ease babies’ discomfort are useless at best and dangerous at worst

Elizabeth Preston
Forge
Published in
4 min readJun 13, 2019
Photo: brusinski/Getty Images

The amber teething necklace 18-month-old Deacon Morin was wearing was supposed to ease his teething pain. But as the toddler…

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Elizabeth Preston
Forge
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Elizabeth Preston is a freelance science journalist and humor writer in the Boston area.