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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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.
50) at Chepstow now he's been fitted with a first-time tongue tie.
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.
Tongue tie is quite a common anomaly and it's only a problem in a few.
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.
O'Brien, speaking at yesterday's open day in Ballydoyle, said: "I don't think the tongue tie will be left on.
There has been controversy over whether a tongue tie is problematic to breastfeeding and whether release improves breastfeeding.