Elizabeth Coryllos, MD, MSs, FAAP, FACS, FRCSc, IBCLC
Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
Alexander C. Salloum, MD, MA
Newsletter of the American Academy of Pediatrics – Summer 2004
Many of today’s practicing physicians were taught that treatment of tongue-tie, (ankyloglossia) is an outdated concept – a relic of times past. Among breastfeeding specialists tongue-tie has emerged as a recognized cause of breastfeeding difficulties – and a very easily corrected one.
During the last several decades of predominant bottle-feeding, tongue-tie was relegated to the status of a “non-problem” because of the lack of significant impact upon bottle feeding behaviors.
The goal of this article is to alert pediatricians to the potential link between tongue-tie and breastfeeding problems in order to expedite intervention in symptomatic cases.
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