|The twins, attacking daddy, and wearing their amber necklaces <3|
I have had the twins wearing the necklaces for a little over a month now. We only take them off for swimming lessons and baths. I have to say that they have made such a difference. Before we got them we were relying on Hyland's teething tablets almost nightly, but since the necklaces we haven't needed a single one. Which is good because I now know that they've been recalled numerous times... =/
(one recall cited poisoning risk: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/news/20101025/hylands-teething-tablets-recall-possible-poisoning-risk). Also, Tylenol seems to be a go to teething remedy lately on my newsfeed. Please make sure you have researched the risks to a baby's liver before administering medicine, especially for being cranky. Here is one link, but honestly this is pretty widely known information http://www.livestrong.com/article/254116-dangers-of-tylenol-for-infants/
Anywho, don't get intimidated by all this crunchiness. And believe me, even my crunchy behind has a hard time dealing when I encounter the babies wearing so many teething necklaces they look like neck rings...
The necklaces really do work. And all you really need is one ;) If you have a cranky baby who is teething, or just seems uncomfortable, give it a shot. They usually run anywhere from $15-$25, and trust me it's worth it. Be careful that you are getting authentic amber, and not a plastic knockoff. This site gives a rundown of how to check pretty easily: http://www.amberteethingnecklace.org/easy-tests-to-identify-real-amber/
Where to buy? Facebook me and I can give you a name or two, or do your own search. Etsy is definitely a great place to start! Good luck :)