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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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