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TONGUE-TIE –AN IMPEDIMENT TO BREAST FEEDNG

~ by Dr. Neville Wilson Ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie, is a congenital oral cavity anomaly, affecting between 4% to 10 % of infants, and is characterized by an abnormally short, thick or tight, sublingual frenulum, often causing restricted latching to the maternal breast, with adverse feeding outcomes for both infant and …

TONGUE TIE (ANKYLOGLOSSIA) AND RELEASE

DIVISION OF ANKYLOGLOSSIA Dr. Neville S. Wilson. Ankyloglossia, commonly called “tongue-tie” is a congenital oral anomaly which may decrease mobility of the tongue and impair breast feeding in infancy. In some cases this anomaly may cause speech impairment in later life, but medical opinion is divided on this and further …