Oral Thrush is so common in babies 👶🏼
And can be painful too … 😣
So what is Thrush? 🤷♀️
It appears as white patches in baby's mouth. A very common infection in the mouth of babies that is caused by a yeast like Fungus Candida Albicans.
No stress mama! 🙅🏼♀️
Usually nothing serious, however it can be uncomfortable and painful. Also it can cause difficulties with feeding 🤱🏼🍼
So how can you recognize Thrush in baby/mama?
🔹 Baby has visible patches on his/her tongue, lips, gums, cheeks.
🔹 The patches look like milk or cottage cheese and cannot be wiped away.
🔹 Bottle feeding or sucking on a pacifier can be painful/uncomfortable.
🔹 The corners of baby’s mouth may crack.
🔹 Mamas nipples are itchy, red, shiny and sometimes you can even see yeast on them.
☝️There are some babies with Thrush that don’t experience any pain or discomfort.
Has you baby experienced Oral Thrush before? If yes, what was your experience?