• Tongue Snip Surgeries May Be Overused on Newborns

    11 days ago - By Web MD

    In some cases, movement restrictions caused by tongue-tie and lip tether can result in difficulty with breastfeeding. In rarer cases, they may affect dental health or speech later in childhood.
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  • Study questions if tongue-tie surgery for breastfeeding is always needed

    Study questions if tongue-tie surgery for breastfeeding is always needed

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    New research raises questions as to whether too many infants are getting tongue-tie and lip tether surgery to help improve breastfeeding, despite limited medical evidence supporting the procedure. In a new study of 115 newborns referred for tongue-tie surgery, nearly 63% of children ended up not needing the procedure, and were able to successfully breastfeed following a thorough feeding evaluation from a multidisciplinary team of clinicians.
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