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Old 08-14-2008, 06:33 PM   #1
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DH won't let me get an Amber Teething Necklace

I really wanted to get them from Inspired By Finn. One for each boy. They're so beautiful! But Dh was against it. He agreed finally but when he found out they were not made with a magnetic clasp he freaked out. I told him if EVERYONE else is doing it it would be fine. I told him her reasons for not putting a magnetic clasp, but he didn't care. Now my baby is freaking out and I'm mad at him
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:35 PM   #2
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Mama you should let him know that they break really easily if there's any pressure applied to the necklace. They're really great. DH didn't want to get one either, but I got one anyway to try it out, and now he's convinced since DS has changed SO much since getting them.
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:42 PM   #3
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Re: DH won't let me get an Amber Teething Necklace

Thank you for letting me know that. I'll tell him for sure.
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Old 08-14-2008, 06:44 PM   #4
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They do break, and easily. I have one made with a wire that should be able to hold and Tharen has broken it off of my twice just by pulling it. If one with a heavy duty wire that should hold 200lbs of weight can break with a toddler pulling on it one made out of string is going to break. And thanks to the individual knots the beads don't become choking hazards. But there is also the option of looping the necklace around babies ankle and putting on a footed sleeper at bedtime. That way there is no choking hazard at all.
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yeah, im pretty sure she makes bracelets too. but i would just get a necklace and let him deal with it, but im that kinda mama.
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We've had Milo's on him since he was like 1 month old (just because it was cute) and 24/7 since he was 6 months old (day and night) and never had an issue. They really are quite safe.
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Old 08-16-2008, 01:34 PM   #7
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so where abouts should the sit on the neck area? Just so I know to measure...now I am interested too!
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Old 08-16-2008, 05:17 PM   #8
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Re: DH won't let me get an Amber Teething Necklace

Where ever you want them to sit is the jist I get.

I ordered one for my oldest son too. If you're a DS mama you get 20% off! that frickin' rocks!!

The only thing is I wanted multi colored ones but DH said no, so BLAAH! Sometimes I wish he DIDN'T care!

Can I see some action shots of your kids wearing them? I'm hoping the same colored ones look as cute as the multi in use.
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I really wanted to get them from Inspired By Finn. One for each boy. They're so beautiful! But Dh was against it. He agreed finally but when he found out they were not made with a magnetic clasp he freaked out. I told him if EVERYONE else is doing it it would be fine. I told him her reasons for not putting a magnetic clasp, but he didn't care. Now my baby is freaking out and I'm mad at him
At least your husband has thought about it and has a reason and is worried about his kids.

I agree they're probably safe... but I think it's sweet that daddy even thought about the clasp thing... I mean, men and jewelery?

My DH probably doesn't even know there's such a thing as a magnetic clasp!
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Id be more nervous about the magnetic clasp due to kids accidentally ingesting them ... but my DH is hesitant as well about the necklaces but only in the sense that do they really work. I would like to try them.. but him not so much
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