Hello Mr. First Tooth, nice to meet you.
Like today for instance. There I am just playing and laughing with my son like I usually do when I see him do his usual super-cute-mouth-wide-open-baby-laugh. Only this time when he smiled, and his little 10 month old mouth opened as wide (and as adorable) as it usually does, I saw a teeny tiny little baby tooth making its way through his gum line. In other words, I saw his first tooth….!
I know people often wonder where their baby with Down syndrome will get their first tooth, and while I can’t answer for everyone, I can say that our child with Down syndrome got his first tooth at 10 months old. Every child’s teeth will come in at different times, so please remember to celebrate, not compare! 🙂
Some days you win, some days you lose
What really bums me out is for some reason I didn’t take a video today, all I got was a picture. Bummer. (If you are new to our site, we are telling an online story of our son’s life via 1 minute daily videos. Our hope is to give the world a window into what life is like for 1 family raising a child born with Down syndrome.)
I’m not sure what happened, but that’s just how it goes sometime. Oh well. 🙂
We’re super happy that Noah got his first tooth, and I’m sure he’s excited to continue to pull up a seat at the big boy table and get ready to sink his teeth into something a little more exciting than milk and home made baby food. (Pun intended. Thank you I’ll be here all week……)
Has your baby gotten their first tooth yet? How old was your boy / girl when they got their first teeth? (Bouns points if you post a picture of their first tooth in the comments below and our Facebook page!)