What is Thrush?
New Moms ask us this question daily. Thrush is a yeast infection caused by an overgrowth of the organism Candida Albicans, which is the same yeast organism that causes vaginal yeast infections.While it's called an “infection”, it’s really an “overgrowth” of Candida, a normal part of the flora found on skin. It can appear on mom’s nipples and areolas and baby’s mouth and diaper area. And more importantly, we are often asked if It is SAFE for both mom and baby to continue breastfeeding while treating thrush.Continue reading