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It’s happening!

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Wednesday, 18 December; Two Hundred and Sixty Days Old.

It’s happening!! It’s actually happening.

Ayla has a tooth.

Well, almost.

After about a week of seeing two little whitish bumps at the front of Ayla’s bottom gum, today there is a tiny glimmer of white bone peeking through!

Apparently it can’t yet be called “her first tooth” because it could still retreat back into the safety of Ayla’s jaw to await a later date.

I hope it doesn’t though!

As much as I’m anxious about seeing Ayla grow into a little kid while I watch, I would hate to think that little blade-like sucker will cut through her precious skin again.

Ayla hasn’t really put up much complaint about the cutting though; apart from four hourly wake ups at night and bit of extra irritability at bed time, Ayla’s been her usual happy self.

And, with nineteen more teethies to follow…. Thank goodness!d