Long-term efficacy of a tongue tie service in improving breast feeding rates: A prospective study

Long-term efficacy of a tongue tie service in improving breast feeding rates: A prospective study BackgroundBreast feeding rates in England at 3months of age are approximately 17% for exclusive breast-feeding and 55% for breast-feeds supplemented with formula. Tongue-tie (TT) in infants is cited as a significant cause of difficulty with maintaining breast-feeding. Early treatment and support can improve breast-feeding and allow infants to benefit from the many long-term benefits of breast-feeding. Our aim was to determine BF rates in infants 3months after attending our tongue-tie clinic (TTC). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Pediatric Surgery Elsevier

Long-term efficacy of a tongue tie service in improving breast feeding rates: A prospective study

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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0022-3468
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10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.014
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BackgroundBreast feeding rates in England at 3months of age are approximately 17% for exclusive breast-feeding and 55% for breast-feeds supplemented with formula. Tongue-tie (TT) in infants is cited as a significant cause of difficulty with maintaining breast-feeding. Early treatment and support can improve breast-feeding and allow infants to benefit from the many long-term benefits of breast-feeding. Our aim was to determine BF rates in infants 3months after attending our tongue-tie clinic (TTC).

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Journal of Pediatric SurgeryElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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