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BF QUESTION? Whats Mastitis? and Thrushed?

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Asked by navajomama7 at 10:16 PM on Aug. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • mastitis is a breast infection, and thrush is like a yeast infection in your mouth (it can spread to the breast if you're bf a baby with thrush)

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 10:17 PM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • mastitis, however you spell it, is an infection you get in your breasts. Thrush is a yeast infection in a baby's mouth. It's common, especially after a vaginal delivery. Or they can pick it up off of toys or nipples and bottles not cleaned well enough, it's a fungus. So they can have thrush in their mouth and pass it on to the mom to get mastitis....which is very painful and can cause big problems. That is about all I know about it.

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 10:18 PM on Aug. 9, 2010

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    Answer by amileegirl at 10:28 PM on Aug. 9, 2010

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