Referrals are only accepted from breastfeeding specialists with experience in assessing tongue-tie, I recommend that all babies are assessment by a breastfeeding specialist. There are many breastfeeding techniques which can help improve breastfeeding in babies with tongue-tie. There is a list of certified lactation consultants available on www.alcireland.ie.
It is also very important to be linked in with a breastfeeding specialist that was involved with your babies the pre-assessment following the procedure. Appropriate aftercare and advice is vitally important for optimal breastfeeding results after the procedure.
The procedure is only performed on babies under 6 months old.
If you require further information please contact Camden Medical on 01-4536636