LIP TIE AND TONGUE TIE

What is a Tongue Tie?
Also known as Anklyoglossia- is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. This condition does not always result in symptoms but for some can result in complex symptoms.

What are the symptoms of a Tongue Tie?
The symptoms of a tongue tie can be as simple as difficulty sticking the tongue out OR as complex as: trouble with breastfeeding (latching) as a newborn, eating and speech issues, digestion issues and airway issues.

  • List of Baby’s Symptoms:
  • Difficulty Latching On or Falls off the breast easily
  • Gumming/Chewing mother’s nipple while breastfeeding
  • Unable to hold a pacifier or bottle
  • Gassy-newborns and infants with tongue ties often swallow too much air due to poor suction
  • Poor Weight Gain
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Choking on Milk or Gasping for Air while Nursing
  • Sleep Deprivation (baby requires frequent feedings and is not nursing efficiently)
  • Clicking Noises wile Sucking
  • Popping On and Off the Breast Frequently
  • Colic
  • Reflux Issues
  • List of Mother’s Symptoms:
  • Creased/Flat/Blanched Nipple After Feeding
  • Cracked/Blistered/Bleeding Nipples
  • Plugged Ducts
  • Thrush/Mastitis
  • Sleep Deprivation (baby requires frequent feedings and is not nursing efficiently)

WATCH THE VIDEOS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION

An Introduction To Tongue Tie explained by a Myofunctional Therapist
The Healing Process after a Frenectomy done by a CO2 laser- LightScalpel

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