Baby Tongue

How often do you clean your baby’s tongue? I was told to clean 2-3 times per week. And I realized I couldn’t get rid of the white layer on baby’s tongue, is this normal? I’m using NUK wet wipes for tongue. #advicepls #firstbaby

Baby Tongue
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we do it nightly during the bedtime routine - with a thin wash cloth n cooled boiled water. initially baby isnt too happy and we can only clean the tip of the tongue. it gets easier after a while. we asked our PD too, and was told its not a big concern if the white residue is not too thick. btw, my baby is on mixed feed.

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Mine twice everyday while late morning bathing and wiping her before bedtime. I just use clean cloth with drinking water as mine is younger than 6mths. If yours is older you can try to get baby oral wipes.

11mo ago

Will you be able to clean off the white layer entirely?

2x a day. I use wash cloth & cooled boiled water to clean. You need to clean frequently to get this white layer on baby tongue off if not will get thrush

U can try and clean every milk feed to prevent from oral thrush

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you can get the finger toothbrush and clean up too