Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding

What to do when your baby won’t latch

2020-03-27T08:38:36+10:00March 11th, 2020|Breastmilk and Formula, Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Creative Breastfeeding, Cup Feeding, Low Supply and Relactation, Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

When we have our babies and are planning to breastfeed, it can be heartbreaking and frustrating when our baby just won't latch on. Mothers will often think, "What is wrong with me?! What am I doing wrong?" However, there are many different things to consider and important steps to take if you find yourself in [...]

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Kalina’s journey with recurrent mastitis, pain and tongue tie…

2020-02-29T05:43:10+10:00June 4th, 2019|Creative Breastfeeding, Mastitis and plugged ducts, Tips to Settle Your Baby, Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

*This article is an excerpt from my NEW BOOK on breastfeeding and tongue ties, "All Tied Up! How To Keep On Boobin' Through A Tongue Tie". Available for pre-sale here. When I met Kalina she was at the end of her rope. She had experienced mastitis while breastfeeding her now 8.5 month old, over and [...]

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How we are failing breastfeeding women and their babies…

2019-05-14T09:21:22+10:00November 22nd, 2016|Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

Dear Health Care Professional, Did you know that so many of us in the health field are failing breastfeeding women and their babies? It's happened so many times now since I started my private practice as an IBCLC. I cannot even begin to guess how often I've heard variations of [...]

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How to get a better latch! The exaggerated latch or “flipple” breastfeeding technique…

2020-07-14T13:21:44+10:00April 27th, 2016|Common Breastfeeding Challenges, Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

*More information on this topic can be found in my NEW BOOK on breastfeeding and tongue ties, "All Tied Up! How To Keep On Boobin' Through A Tongue Tie". Available here. Most babies will latch on the best when they are supported to self-attach on their own, with the mother in [...]

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Tongue Ties and Breastfeeding…just a “fad”? An interview with Dr. Bobby Ghaheri

2020-02-27T14:07:31+10:00September 18th, 2015|Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

More information on ties is available from my NEW BOOK on breastfeeding and tongue ties, “All Tied Up! How To Keep On Boobin’ Through A Tongue Tie”. Available for pre-sale here. Are tongue and lip ties just a new "passing fad" within the breastfeeding community or is it a real challenge that has a solution? [...]

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When unexplained breastfeeding pain is an indicator of tongue and lip ties.

2020-02-27T14:03:06+10:00October 5th, 2014|Baby Reflux and Spitting Up, Tongue/Lip Ties and Breastfeeding|

*This article is an excerpt from my NEW BOOK on breastfeeding and tongue ties, “All Tied Up! How To Keep On Boobin’ Through A Tongue Tie”. Available for pre-sale here. I sat there with a new mother holding in my tears as she shared her story. Here she was with her 8 week old newborn, [...]

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