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  • Heather Buckholtz

    Diagnosing tongue/lip tie. It can be helpful to know. Sometimes tongue tie can necessitate clipping the frenulum (tissue connecting the tongue to the bottom palate). However, except in extreme cases, mothers who are willing to endure the pain, as tongue tied babies have to nurse more forcefully and difficult positions, can still breastfeed successfully without obtaining a frenectomy for their baby.

  • Nikki Johnson

    Tongue and Lip tie info

  • Anna Jones

    identifying tongue-tie tongue-tie can interfere with successful breastfeeding and is sometimes very difficult to diagnose

  • Motherfed

    Larry Kotlow DDS diagnostic criteria for clinically apparent tongue ties in infants

  • Candice Mae Morton

    Found out Caleb has this- What tongue tie looks like. Often interferes with a successfull breastfeeding latch, but easily corrected once diagnosed.

  • Jessica Hill

    The 5-Second Newborn Check All Parents Should Do

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Colic? Reflux? Baby that won't sleep? It may be an undiagnosed tongue/lip tie. Heres a step-by-step guide to identifying them at home.

Pictured pinned cause it's more aesthetic than the rest, but this is actually an article on how to diagnose tongue-tied/lip-tied infants (from home) to help avoid the many, many issues that arise from the problem.

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Diagnosing Tongue/Lip Ties- So important if your baby is having difficulty nursing, colic, reflux, etc. Must read.

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"The consequences of an untreated tongue tie can be many and varied, depending largely on the age of the subject and the severity of the condition..."