Is That Really Thrush on Your Baby’s Tongue?

Last night I posted this picture on our Facebook wall asking “Why does this baby’s tongue look like this?”

Milky Tongue

I see many similar tongues in clinic, and alongside breastfeeding problems like damaged nipples or pain, they’re typically diagnosed …

What to Expect After Tongue Tie Release (Frenulotomy)

After tongue tie treatment some babies resolve instantly and spontaneously, we hear about these cases online and it can be easy to think that if this doesn’t happen, it hasn’t “worked”.

Suckling requires the use of lots of different muscles …

Choosing a Tongue Tie Provider for Frenulotomy

Tips for finding a tongue tie provider (UK)

We get asked a lot for recommendations for independent providers that treat tongue tie in other parts of the country, so I thought some discussion around helpful things to ask when deciding …

Diagnosed “Reflux Baby” From Mostly Bottle – To Mostly Breast…

Kerry & Louie Brown’s Story

Louie is my third child and after having problems with feeding previously with my other two children, I was determined to breastfeed this time. I researched it the best I could and as soon as …

We don’t DEMAND feed, we CUE feed…

 de·mand

verb
  • Insist on having
  • A very firm statement that you want something

an outraged public demanded retribution.

Recently we have heard a lot about “feeding on demand”, but I really don’t think it accurately describes the breastfeeding relationship. Demand

How tongue tie division changed our life!

Louie was born on the September 2010 by elective c section at 37 weeks, weighing 7lb 15oz.  I was warned of several potential problems at delivering the baby so early, such as-breathing issues, sleepy baby, jaundice etc, but because I …

Kate’s experience supported by Milk

I first met Charlotte when my little boy was 5 days old. Since leaving hospital 2 days before I had been trying to feed him,  which meant lengthy times on the breast up to 3 or  4 hours, and that …

Protected: Is a disorganised suck the cause of your baby’s reflux, colic or wind?

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The hidden cause of feeding problems (however you feed your baby)

It’s not always obvious, the tongue can look ENTIRELY normal to the untrained eye… Sometimes it’s pulled into a heart shape or the attachment may be visible on the tip of the tongue, but this is just one type;

Foremilk/Hindmilk and a lot of confusion!

Thought I would share a really popular article from my personal blog.

Something that comes up a lot is the question of foremilk, hindmilk and how to ensure baby gets not too much of the first and enough of …