Rattles are one of the first toys your baby will ever play with and they help with their development too. You can teach your little one how to track objects with their eyes when you move the rattle from side to side. Your child will also learn to become alerted to sound and turn their heads when they hear the rattle move. As they develop their fine motor skills, your little one will love shaking the rattle themselves.
Rattles also come in handy later when your child begins teething. At My Little Wardrobe, we make it easy for you to purchase a rattle and teether together in one combo. You can personalise our 2-in-1 combo with your little one’s name engraved so you can take home something special.
When your child starts teething, it can be very painful and they may not want to eat or drink because their mouth is sore. Teethers help soothe that pain by giving your child something hard to chew on. Chewing on a teether also helps loosen new teeth as they come in.
This is why a rattle and teether combo is essential for your child’s development. Browse our teethers and rattles collection today and buy from My Little Wardrobe, your one-stop-shop for all your baby and nursery needs.
At What Age Do Babies Use Rattles?
Babies play with their rattles from 3 to 6 months old. After 6 months they will move on to more customary toys such as stacking toys and stuffed animals. At this stage, the rattle can take on a new role as the teether. So, it would be wise to choose a rattle that is designed to be used as a teether too.
Which Rattle is Best for a Baby?
Safety is paramount when choosing a rattle for your baby. Your little angel is going to want to chew it eventually so make sure that there aren't any small pieces that could break off and become a risk if they were to swallow it. You also want it to be made from a non-toxic material like beechwood, cotton or food-grade silicon. These materials are also mould and bacteria resistant to avoid any sickness. So a teether made with these materials is the best choice.
What Does a Baby Teether Do?
Baby teethers are toys that a baby can put into their mouth to relieve them of pain and discomfort when they are getting new teeth. It is common for babies to chew and bite on things; this occurs not only when they are teething but also as they develop. It allows the baby to become aware of their own mouth and this is a crucial step in learning how to make their first sounds like 'mama' or 'dada'.
What Age is Appropriate for Teethers?
After 6 months old, babies can begin to use teethers to relieve them of pain and discomfort when they begin teething. They come in handy during the teething process by providing a child with something hard to chew on. Teethers can be made from fabric, food-grade silicon or beechwood.
Are Teethers Harmful?
Teethers are perfectly safe to use provided you take some precautions when letting your child use one:
- It shouldn’t feel too sharp or rough.
- It should be made from a non-toxic material such as beechwood or food-grade silicon.
- It should not have any small pieces that look like they could break off and become a choking hazard.
- It should be cleaned regularly with soap and water. You should also allow it to dry completely before reusing it.
- A teether that has any holes, tears or signs of damage should be thrown away. It's recommended that you replace your child's teether after 3 months of use.
Every teether listed on My Little Wardrobe is safe for babies under 3 years old and has been tested according to mandatory regulations.
Where Can I Buy Personalised Teethers and Rattles?
My Little Wardrobe has a lot of options for teethers and rattles that can be personalised to include the baby’s name. This is also possible with many of our other products. These personalised items make great gifts for expecting mothers too.
Best Selling Teethers and Rattles
Introducing the popular Beechwood and Silicone Teethers from My Little Wardrobe. These beautiful teethers are ready to soothe those aching gums and provide relief for your little one. You can choose from over 20 different colours and have your little sweetheart's name engraved into the beechwood ring.
When it comes to buying a rattle and teether for your baby, safety should be your number one concern. Make sure that the rattles and teethers you choose are made from non-toxic materials and have no rough or sharp edges. Beechwood, cotton and food-grade silicon are all good choices for safe rattles and teethers.
Sourcing a safe, affordable and personalised rattle or teether doesn’t have to be difficult - just shop at My Little Wardrobe. We ship our products locally and worldwide. We pride ourselves on our customer service, so be sure to bring up any questions you may have with our friendly staff by contacting us. Or check out our FAQs for more information.
Give your little one something to smile about with My Little Wardrobe’s Teethers and Rattles.