Thrush: Oral thrush is an infection of the tongue, inner cheek, lip, or gums. Thrush is caused by an overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans. Symptoms and signs include a thick white coating of the tongue, inner cheeks, lip, or gums. Oral thrush may be treated with nystatin, gentian violet, or fluconazole.
Breastfeeding Breastfeeding or bottle feeding your newborn baby is a personal decision. If you choose to breastfeed, it will be helpful if you are in a supportive environment and have resources to answer questions and assist with any breastfeeding problems that may develop.