Post Frenotomy Exercises



Some evidence suggests that post frenotomy exercises are  important to ensure that the tie does not re-join. Please familiarize yourself with these videos and the post release exercises before your procedure appointment.

  • 24 hours after the procedure you should begin the stretching exercises.
  • These can be done a few times per day, preferably when baby is asleep.
  • It is good to continue these until baby is able to maintain suction to the roof of the mouth for more than 30 seconds. 


Follow this video posted by Michelle Emanuel to learn how to perform pain free post-frenotomy stretches for active wound management in the days following the tongue-tie treatment.


  • Tug-of-war -strengthens baby’s tongue
  • Stroke middle of tongue -strengthens the “cupping” of the tongue around your finger/nipple
  • Rub on sides of gum line -baby’s tongue should follow side to side