10 Non-Toxic Teething Toys for Babies
Make teething time fun and safe for your little one.
As any parent knows, babies love to put anything and everything in their mouths. However, some toys present a choking hazard, and some could be made with harmful chemicals like BPA and phthalates, otherwise known as endocrine disruptors, which mimic hormones and disrupt normal functions in the endocrine system. Fortunately, there are plenty of non-toxic chew toys parents can choose for their little ones.
Here are our favorite safe teething toys for babies.
This is a classic and common baby shower gift. This toy is a keeper because it’s made with natural rubber, which is safe for babies. Plus, the little giraffe legs can reach the back of your baby’s mouth to soothe the hard-to-reach gum area.
This chewing toy is made with natural rubber and is perfect for younger babies because it’s lightweight and easy to hold.
This toothbrush doubles as a great teething toy because of its bristles. It is made with 100 percent food grade silicone and, because of its shape, babies won’t be able to put it all the way in their mouths, which will keep them from choking.
This toy may look simple, but little ones love the colorful balls and it doubles a teething toy. The rattle is made of wood from sustainable forestry and water-based, solvent-free, non-toxic paint.
Babies and keys seem to go hand in hand. If your baby keeps reaching out for your keys, try this this safe alternative instead. The toy is made from 100 percent recycled plastic milk jugs, which are free of BPA, phthalates or PVC and also meets FDA food contact standards.
This unique teether consist of 100 percent maple wood, which doesn’t chip and is thereby safe for babies who love to chew. Plus, it’s free of chemicals and doesn’t have any coating.
This teether is made of 100 percent food grade silicone, and it’s also free of free of BPA, PVC, lead, and phthalates. It’s unique shape it’s easy for babies to hold and helps soothe the area where molars develop, without causing gagging.
While this teether is made out of 100 percent food grade silicone, it is unique because each section of the toy has different surfaces, which allows your baby to pick the surface that soothes them the most. It even features suctions cups for extra entertainment and sensory fun.
If your baby is constantly trying to chew on your jewelry, try using a food grade silicone necklaced instead. You can wear the necklace while nursing to give your baby something to keep their little hands busy.
Soothe your baby’s gums with this teething scarf. It has an attached food-grade silicone tether that is easy to grip, offering both comfort and relief. The rest of the clothe can be used to wipe up drool and the product is machine washable.