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!
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.
Babywearing...have you tried it?
Many mothers herald babywearing as a total life-saver. By using special carriers, slings, or wraps, a mom can carry her baby with her wherever she goes while being hands-free.
Did you know babywearing also encourages the breastfeeding relationship? It's true! Wearing your baby has been shown to increase breastfeeding duration.