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Oral Thrush in Babies

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?


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