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Breastfeeding With A Tongue Tie. How Can We Help When A Tie Revision Is Not Possible?

by Meg Nagle, IBCLC
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP
  • Handout: Yes

Breastfeeding a child with a tongue can be very straightforward with no challenges for mother or baby, or can bring numerous challenges and problems. There are circumstances when a tongue tie procedure is not possible or the parents choose to avoid having the procedure, yet want to continue to breastfeed if possible. There are ways that we can help! This presentation involves practical tips and suggestions for health care professionals on how to best support families in this situation including how to best cover different possible outcomes, forming plans and working through challenges.

Learning Objectives:

1. List the positions that tend to work best for babies who are having trouble latching
2. Explain how planning with the family helps leads to better outcomes.
3. Discuss possible challenges that might arise and how to best support families through them if.

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