Mom’s Symptoms:

  • Cracked and bleeding nipples
  • Milk supply-decreased and over supply
  • Drop in supply especially at 3 months
  • Misshapen nipples/lipstick deformity
  • Mastitis and/or clogged ducts
  • Prolonged feedings
  • Vasospasms-white marking on nipple immediately after feeding
  • Fatigue, anxiety, and depression

Baby’s Symptoms:

  • Pops on and off breast, Shallow latch
  • Clicking while nursing
  • Reflux or colic
  • Poor weight gain
  • Noisy breathing/Snoring/Excessive Drooling
  • Torticollis
  • Milk leaks when feeding
  • Gagging
  • Feeds constantly
  • Constipation, Gassy, food sensitivities
  • Not sleeping long stretches
  • Falls asleep at the breast
  • Unable to hold a pacifier
  • Difficulty finding a bottle that works.
  • Thrush, Recurrent ear/sinus infections

Child/Adult/Long term Complications

  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Ear Infections
  • Reflux
  • Restless Sleeper/Restless Leg Syndrome.
  • Fatigue/Sleep more than normal
  • Sinus issues, Snoring Issues, Mouth breathing/Nasal congestion
  • Adenoid/Tonsil obstruction/enlargement
  • Speech issues/delays
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sensory development: affects fascia which affects lower motor function, posture, etc
  • Orthodontic issues-may need to cut for braces/dentures. High palate/expander needed