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Tongue Tie Pathway - Significant BTAT 0-4

A significant tongue tie is one that interferes with breastfeeding BTAT 0-4:

  • sore/cracked nipples
  • low milk supply
  • mastitis (recurrent)
  • difficulty attaching to the breast or they cannot seem to stay attached for a full feed
  • failure to thrive

 

Consultation with a lactation specialist (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) may help the child compensate for problems related to tongue tie thereby avoiding surgery.



Last updated : Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Next review date : Wednesday, October 31,2018


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