So what are options when your infant appears to be suffering from teething pain? The safest approach is offering your baby something cool and pliable to chew on, such as a washcloth or teething ring that has been placed in the freezer. Be sure, however, to avoid objects that may break off or disintegrate with sucking, that would then cause a choking hazard. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is also safe for infants, and Ibuprofen is safe for infants 6 months and older. Please discuss dosing intervals and guidelines with your pediatrician.