Tongue & Lip ties

This section contains information about Tongue ties and Upper lip ties (ankyloglossia) that is relevant to and intended for parents and families of babies living in the Gisborne, East coast, Tairawhiti District.

Below are links to pages containing information you may find useful if your baby has been diagnosed with a Tongue or Upper Lip tie

This information does not replace information provided to you by your medical health professional.

What is a Tongue or Lip tie?

What causes Tongue or Lip Tie?

How do ties affect breastfeeding?

Signs and Symptoms of Tongue and lip tie.

Benefits & Risks of treatment.

Treatment Information & Options

Post frenotomy care.

What to watch for post frenotomy.

Stretching Exercises.