2015 BEST May Journal Club

BEST May Journal Club - The Impact of Tongue-tie on Breastfeeding
May 12 th, 2015


  1. Describe the clinical presentation and clinical grading of tongue tie
  2. Discuss the potential effects of lip tie on breastfeeding
  3. Identify when intervention is appropriate
  4. Evaluate common physiological and psychological mechanisms that effect breastfeeding
  5. Explain the basic technique of frenotomy

Target audience:
Physicians (OB/GYN, internal medicine, pediatric and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breast feeding advocates, social workers, students.

Laura Wilwerding, MD, IBCLC
Naturally Healthy Kids

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