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    There are plenty of mums ( including me) who swear by them, I don't care what scientific research there is on Dr Google, all I can say is it works for us and I recommend them to any new mum , much better than panadol and gels if you don't need to use them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atropos View Post
    Oh ok... I did some googling in the interim. A lot of people swear by them but a lot also say there is no research to support their use? Found this quote-
    Chemistry professor at Otago University, Alan Blackman says that is nonsense.
    “You have to heat amber to over 200degC in order to be able to get any volatiles out of it, so I find that quite unlikely.”

    Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/Teething-neck...#ixzz1ftbuvlPQ

    To each their own I guess- babies don't sleep with them on though, do they? I don't think that would be safe. Ta for the info!
    Don't use one then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plan B View Post
    Don't use one then.
    I won't- I wouldn't tie a string on a baby's neck, I guess this is no different IMO- but as I said, to each their own. I was just curious as to how they are supposed to work.

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    We have a raw amber necklace on our boy, and a honey amber bracelet. He sleeps with them on, has done since he was born - we've never had any issues. They definitely make a big difference to him - he settles better with them on and drools less. I know some people say it's rubbish and can't/doesn't work, but to each their own . Scientific evidence or not, for us they do work - and I'm a scientist

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    Quote Originally Posted by lones View Post
    We have a raw amber necklace on our boy, and a honey amber bracelet. He sleeps with them on, has done since he was born - we've never had any issues. They definitely make a big difference to him - he settles better with them on and drools less. I know some people say it's rubbish and can't/doesn't work, but to each their own . Scientific evidence or not, for us they do work - and I'm a scientist
    Great!! Thank you. Look DH and I had our doubts but I tell you this week has been honest proof. They do something it has seriously taken her pain away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atropos View Post
    Can anyone explain how these are supposed to work? I'm confused, I thought at first they were for the bub to chew on, but I see some people use them as anklets, in which case chewing might be a problem?
    Honestly curious though- how do they work? Can anyone point me in the right direction? My skeptical mind wonders how something worn outside the body can fix pain inside the mouth??
    I was exactly like you very skeptical. How does it work, is it safe around the neck etc. Trust me if you haven't tried it don't knock it as I am eating my words now. I know its not for everyone but I am so glad I tried it. As for safety it has little knots between each bead so if broken the bead does not come loose. You need to make sure they are made for little bubbas thats all.

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    I have a question ladies who have the necklaces...
    Do you think there is a difference in the colours & how well it works?
    Like is a multicolour better or worse then a plain honey or champagne?
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by AppleIsleSMum View Post
    I have a question ladies who have the necklaces...
    Do you think there is a difference in the colours & how well it works?
    Like is a multicolour better or worse then a plain honey or champagne?
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    I'd like to know to

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    Quote Originally Posted by AppleIsleSMum View Post
    I have a question ladies who have the necklaces...
    Do you think there is a difference in the colours & how well it works?
    Like is a multicolour better or worse then a plain honey or champagne?
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    Yes, there is.
    I think the darker, the better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bell & Bug View Post
    Yes, there is.
    I think the darker, the better.
    Really ???? Geez I'd better order a dark one to then. If the honey one works well imagine the dark one


 

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