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How can I distract my baby whilst trying to brush their teeth?

We know brushing your baby’s teeth can be hard and there will be good days and bad days, that’s all part of growing up. Here are some tips that might help with toothbrushing:

- Give your baby their own toothbrush to hold and play with whilst you brush your baby’s teeth.

- Try singing songs, clapping and pulling funny faces

- Find a comfortable place in your home, it might be that brushing whilst watching television is a good distraction

Remember, some toothbrushing is better than none, don’t give up.

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