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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Tongue Tie and Lip Tie

There are a lot of wonderful online resources about tongue-tie and lip ties.  Instead of reinventing the wheel, I will just list some of those links here.

Possible signs of tongue tie and lip tie:

Pain, low supply, blanched or flat nipples, mastitis/plugged ducts in mom, thrush that keeps reappearing

Low weight gain, reflux, colic, gassiness, breaking suction often while nursing, clicking sound while nursing, poor latch, refusing to nurse

Info:





Support:



Examining Your Baby for a Tongue Tie or a Lip Tie:





Is Treatment Always Necessary?



What Happens during a Tongue Tie Laser Revision?



Aftercare for Tongue Tie Revision (ask your health care provider what he/she recommends)



What should you do if you suspect your baby has a tongue tie or lip tie after perusing the above links?  Contact your local IBCLC for an assessment and referral to a pediatric dentist or ENT experienced with diagnosing and treating tongue ties and lip ties.