Prior to 2013, there was, and remains, a lack of formal educational programmes available across the UK for the management of tongue tie, which includes training for division of the frenulum. Others...
Breastfeeding is the natural way of providing neonates with all the nutrients they need for growth and development; with exclusive breastfeeding recommended for the first 6 months of life (World...
Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a common condition with a prevalence between 02 and 107% (Segal et al, 2007; Francis et al, 2015; Power and Murphy, 2015), and is defined as an embryological remnant of...
Ankyloglossia, or tongue tie, is a congenital abnormality characterised by a short frenulum, which may restrict tongue motility It is usually asymptomatic, but in some cases may cause problems during...
Is frenotomy effective in improving breastfeeding in newborn babies with tongue-tie? A literature review
With the increasingly persuasive evidence that breastfeeding provides infants and mothers with significant health benefits (Oddy et al, 1999; Kull et al, 2002; UNICEF, 2010), midwives and other health...
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