Does My Baby Have Thrush? (Thrush Vs Milky Tongue)

Does my baby have thrush

Often times parents get concerned when they see a white coating on their baby’s tongue.Usually their first concern is thrush. And many times, the pediatrician will diagnoses a baby with white coating on their tongue with thrush. But, is it really thrush? What Is Thrush? Thrush is a buildup of Candida albicans in the baby’s…

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Wait…I Have Extra Breast Tissue in My Armpit?!?

breast engorgement blog post

If you’ve had a baby, most likely you have experienced engorgement when your milk came in. The breast swelling and tenderness…super fun. Occasionally, I’ll work with a family and the breastfeeding/chestfeeding parent will ask me why they have the same swelling and tenderness….in their armpit! Why would this happen? Well, to know why, we need…

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Is The Snoo As Good As It Sounds?

I know you are all going to get mad at me about this, but…let’s talk about the latest trend in infant sleep, The SNOO.⁠⁠⁠⁠The SNOO is marketed as “the smartest baby bed ever made.” The baby is placed in a tight swaddle blanket that is strapped into the bassinet. Whenever the baby cries, the SNOO…

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You Don’t Have To Pee Your Pants, Part 2

Pelvic Floor Health With Dr. Justine Veloza, DPT Why are we told that peeing our pants after birth is normal? Why are we led to believe that we just have to live with it? In part two of this blog series, we talk with Dr. Justine Veloza, founder of FitMomsPT, all about pelvic floor health…

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You Don’t Have To Pee Your Pants!

Pelvic Floor Health With Dr. Justine Veloza, DPT Why are we told that peeing our pants after birth is normal? Why are we led to believe that we just have to live with it? In Part One of this blog series, we talk with Dr. Justine Veloza, founder of FitMomsPT, all about pelvic floor health.…

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Overcoming Breast Rejection

overcoming breast rejection

Are you going through breast rejection with your baby? Here are three tips for bringing your baby back to breast:⁠⁠⁠⁠ 1. Make The Breast a Happy Place to Be We don’t want to turn the breast into a battlefield. Don’t try to latch baby on when they are upset, hungry, and crying. ⁠⁠Feed the baby…

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Nipple Shields – Friend or Foe?

Nipple Shields - Friend or Foe

Nipples shields seem to be popping up more and more in the breastfeeding world. Many parents are being handed nipple shields while still in the hospital, and I’ve even seen it being listed on baby registries! While nipple shields can be helpful with lactation, are they the miracle solution to breastfeeding problems that some parents…

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