Even with the joys of motherhood, there can be a few frustrations along the way.
Serena Williams shared one of those on her Instagram on Sunday, where she detailed the painful teething process her baby daughter, Alexis, is going through.
"Teething -- aka the devil -- is so hard. Poor Alexis Olympia has been so uncomfortable. She cried so much (she never cries) I had to hold her until she fell asleep," the tennis star wrote in the caption alongside a sweet photo of three-month-old Alexis.
Williams went on to detail the various remedies she's tried to ease her daughter's pain.
"I've tried amber beads... cold towels.... chew on mommies fingers.... homeopathic water (lol on that one) but nothing is working," she continued.
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For the first dress When Anna Wintour asked me what I wanted to wear I said "a cape" I just want to wear a cape" she said: "well Sarah Burton with @alexandermcqueen is the one for you.” Thanks Anna. Thanks Sarah. I felt like a princess and superwoman all at once. 📸: @mistadubb @ericamelissa_
After tying the knot with @alexisohanian last night, @serenawilliams debuted her second dress of the evening, a dramatic beaded, feathered @versace_official moment that made her look like a fashion-forward superwoman. Tap the link our bio to see all the stunning photos. Photographed by @melbarlowandco and @allanzepedaphotography.
@serenawilliams married @alexisohanian in a stunning Sarah Burton for @alexandermcqueen princess gown. Tap the link in our bio for more exclusive photos from the star-studded celebration. Photographed by @mistadubb and @ericamelissa_.
I love you both and I'm so incredibly proud of you! Welcome to the club!
“You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport. I’m talking about as a mother, and as a wife. I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together.” Congratulations to @serenawilliams and @alexisohanian, who exchanged vows last night. Tap the link in our bio to see the exclusive first photos from their fairytale wedding in New Orleans. Photographed by @melbarlowandco and @allanzepedaphotography.
💃🏿🕺🏻 📸 @melbarlowandco @allanzepedaphotography
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@serenawilliams: You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport--I’m talking about as a mother and as a wife.
I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together.
And my whole life I didn’t even realize it, but I was waiting for this moment.
And everything that I have done, everything that I am so proud of in my career, and in my life, for the last 34 years, pales in comparison to what we’re doing today.
And I am so grateful, and I am so in love. 📸 @melbarlowandco @allanzepedaphotography
Alani & Kimmie❤️THE ROYAL BALL 👑🎩
Each one of my groomsmen is a best friend who also represents a different period of my life.
Michael: my book & tour, Without Their Permission
Garry: Initialized Capital
To be rich with great friends is a privilege -- and it's no surprise that they all love my bride.
Dressed for The Most Royal Ball 🌹
The Royal Ball. @MichaelCostello ❤️
THE ROYAL BALL 👑🎩 @verawanggang
Yaaaaaay!! So Happy! God is so Good! Love you @AlexisOhanian & @SerenaWilliams! Yallz Murrrred! 🙌🏽🥂💍❤️
Now i can say that i was at one of the most beautiful weddings ! That room was so filled with joy and love . Real Love with real folks. Congratulations to this amazing couple. Alex and Serena ❤️
Meet Michelle @merakimishell the amazing woman behind my incredible @nike Cortez shoes? Yes I wore them down the asile! Comfort for this bride! Thanks Michelle!!! 😍😍
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The newlywed ultimately reached out for recommendations from her followers on the site.
"It's breaking my heart," she wrote. "I almost need my mom to come and hold me to sleep cause I'm so stressed. Help? Anyone??"
Luckily, teething is just a phase and Alexis looks like she's a toughie. Earlier this week, on her official Instagram, baby Alexis hit the gym with her dad, Alexis Ohanian, staring fiercely into the camera.
"Dad & I hit the gym hard today," the photo's caption read.
Williams and her husband, Alexis Ohanian welcomed their daughter on Sept. 1, and tied the knot in an elaborate Beauty and the Beast-themed wedding in New Orleans last month. See more on the star-studded affair in the video below.
Watch: the Diamond outrage by one of my partners @audemarspiguet Dress @donatella_versace @versace_official earrings: @xivkarats overall: LOVE
My only regret is not pointing my toe sorry coach Garry 🙈
Can't resist a strong shoe game #nike
Preparing for our greatest adventure yet.
On newsstands now. Look for the @Vanityfair with my beautiful fiancée & baby on the cover.
Perfect weekend. 📸 @valvogt
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams at 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garï¿½ns:Art of the In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jackson Lee/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams attend the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)