Breastfeeding jargon...it can be a little overwhelming and a lot bit confusing if you're new to this. To help you out, we've compiled the most common and most noteworthy abbreviations and terms related to breastfeeding. So keep reading and take note!
A tongue tie is a tight or shortened lingual frenulum, which is the membrane that runs centrally from the underside of the tongue to the lower part of the mouth.
When this membrane is too short or too tight, it restricts movement of the tongue. The degree of severity can vary, based on how much of the tongue is restricted.
Keep reading to find out the signs and what to do about it!
Pumping moms know that pumped breastmilk takes up a significant amount of refrigerator and freezer space. While all of the extra milk is a huge win (yay!) you don't want to only have space for milk (I mean, where would you store your Moosetracks ice cream?!)
Kind of kidding, but the space issue is a real issue. And not only that, but your breastmilk needs to be easily accessible and organized so that it can serve its purpose.
Just the sound of that word makes some moms shudder! Thrush is known to be an unpleasant experience and has derailed many breastfeeding journeys that would otherwise still be going strong. Let's learn more about how to recognize it and what to do about it so you can keep moving forward in your breastfeeding journey.