***Disclosure: I received a complimentary sample to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
When my two youngest kids were teething, they didn't get too miserable. (Lucky for me!) It seems like their teeth just magically appeared, sometimes several at a time, with no excess fussiness or obvious discomfort.
However, a lot of the moms I know had real problems with fussiness and discomfort then their little ones cut teeth. Many of them used all of the gels and teething tablets with varying levels of success. Even more chose to use Baltic Amber teething necklaces to lessen their baby's suffering. Why load a child up with medication when there are safe and natural remedies available, right?
Why choose Baltic Amber?
Baltic Amber is a fossilized resin found in the Baltic Region, primarily in Lithuania. It contains 3-8% of Succinic Acid, long prized for its medicinal qualities. Amazingly, the highest content of the healing Succinic Acid is found in the EXTERNAL layer of the Baltic Amber.
Europeans greatly prize beautiful Baltic Amber for its claimed 100% natural anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and calming properties for babies and toddlers. The healing oils (Succinic Acid) of the Baltic Amber are said to relieve teething pain, tame baby’s irritability, and relieve inflammation in the throat, ear, and stomach. Authentic Baltic Amber is also used as an anti-toxic and anti-bacterial agent, for headaches, for skin irritations, for bronchial conditions, and for throat and thyroid conditions (along with many other uses).
Baltic Amber is very light-weight, making Baltic Amber jewelry extremely comfortable to wear for both children and adults.
Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Well believe me, Baltic Amber works wonders. Every single parent I know who has used it sings it's praises and literally calls it a lifesaver. The amber used by Spark of Amber comes directly from Lithuania and is carefully inspected to ensure it's the highest quality possible.
Recently, I got the opportunity to review the Firefly Baltic Amber necklace from Spark of Amber. My kids are no longer teething, but there are several beautiful options for adults, too!
My necklace arrived very quickly, and it was beautifully packaged. I was immediately struck by the beauty and color of the Amber. It is very natural looking, and the Amber varies in size and shape.
I absolutely love the colors and various shapes in this necklace. If you like rounded or more uniform jewelry, Spark of Amber has you covered there, too. They even have Baltic Amber necklaces in several different colors and pattern variations!
Overall, I am really loving my Spark of Amber necklace. My kids, are too. Yes, they have claimed it and love to wear it, too. It is not recommended that children sleep while wearing amber necklaces, and they should only do so while under proper supervision. It is also recommended that these are worn by those ages 3+ due to small pieces that could present a choking hazard. The folks at Spark of Amber care about the safety of their products, so there are double knots between each amber nugget to minimize such hazards should it break.
Again, if a child is properly supervised and caution is used, Baltic Amber is a wonderful, natural way to help ease pain and discomfort. I am actually going to try this out on Sophie. Last night we had to rush her to the ER and found out she has a rare disease called Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. This generally clears up on its own in around 6 weeks, but it can cause problems in the kidneys, intestines, and joints. (It's actually pretty darn scary!) Hopefully using Baltic Amber will help ensure that her discomfort is minimal while we "wait it out". Hey, it's worth a shot, right?
In addition to necklaces, Spark of Amber also offers beautiful bracelets, earrings, and more. There is something for all ages and tastes!
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