Many families are now becoming more aware of tongue ties and lip ties as they relate to an infant's health and breastfeeding success. The MILC Group is very well versed in both of these conditions and have been working to help families resolve breastfeeding barriers associated with tongue ties and lip ties for many years. Although IBCLCs do not diagnose these conditions we can assist you in observing these conditions and can report what we see to your care providers, provide referrals for diagnosis and repair and provide follow up support after these conditions are repaired.
TONGUE & LIP TIE SYMPTOMS
Reflux or colic
Difficulty latching or staying latched
Falling asleep immediately when latched
Poor weight gain
Clicking noise while nursing
Choking while nursing
Popping off frequently & gasping for air
Cracked, blistered, bleeding nipples
Frequent plugged ducts
Discomfort while nursing
Low milk supply
milc approved providers
If you have become aware that your baby is struggling with a Tongue Tie or Lip Tie, we recommend the following providers that can help to confirm your suspicions (or calm your fears) and assist you in what is the next step for your family. These are providers that we have worked with and referred to. We highly recommend that you make a follow-up appointment with the IBCLCs of The MILC Group to work on the Post-Revision Care Plan for your family.
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