tongue tie

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Noun1.tongue tie - a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tonguetongue tie - a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue
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Peralejo opened up about her responsibilities in taking care of baby Manu who underwent a lip and tongue tie revision procedure, as per her Instagram post yesterday, July 6.
My 6 month old baby has a tongue tie. Even though my doctor said I should leave it alone, my friends and relatives want me to cut it.
[1] Frenotomy, or tongue tie division is the treatment for this condition.
Total 64 cases of tongue tie were selected from outpatient department.
I became much more aware of tongue tie, how to care for premature babies, how to support the transition from tube feeding/ cup feeding/bottle to breast, how to treat thrush and how to boost milk production.
He showed his prowess as a trainer though, fitting Brave Prospector (12-1) with a tongue tie and it worked the oracle as the colt beat a competitive field in good style.
Unsuited by the testing conditions when a flop on her previous start at Kempton and now equipped with a tongue tie, she was always travelling powerfully for Mick Fitzgerald.
My four-year-old daughter has a tongue tie. She can't poke her tongue out, and it's obvious this is what is causing it ( the tongue is attached to the bottom of her mouth apart from the very tip.
People with tongue tie have difficulty touching the roof of their mouth with the tip of their tongue and sticking it out far enough to lick their lips, because the membrane that anchors the tongue to the floor of the mouth (the frenulum) is too tight.
If, as you said, your baby cries well and freely moves his tongue, there is no reason for you to subject him to the trauma of having to cut the tongue tie. I will advise that you leave him alone as he is.
Switching codes, Wylde Magic catches the eye on his return to action in the Ethel Gold Memorial Handicap Hurdle (2.50) at Chepstow now he's been fitted with a first-time tongue tie.