A TEAM EFFORT

You may have heard the phrase "It takes a village to raise a child". Similarly, the best outcomes for infants with a tongue tie are seen in cases where  multidisciplinary team have been available to provide support and care to affected babies and carers.

If you are breastfeeding, support from a lactation consultant is key. Breastfeeding support groups and counsellors are very useful. A link to support in your area is here. Find a lactation consultant here.

Bobbi Daly, IBCLC, runs 

Nourish Boob

Antenatal and postnatal consults from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in location of your choice.

Pauline Mcloughlin, IBCLC, sligo works at Baby Bloom Clinic

Carol Smyth IBCLC runs mammae and has an excellent blog with lots of articles on tongue tie.

Bodyworkers, such as craniosacral therapists or cranial osteopaths can identify and treat cranial nerve dysfunction and strain patterns that can occur as a result of position in utero or difficult delivery, or as a result of the tongue tie itself. Bodyworkers can also provide therapy to mothers which can help feeding along.

Audrey Trigg runs Galway Osteopathy, and Patty runs Craniosacral Therapy Galway.

Paediatric physiotherapy is indicated in cases of torticollis (neck asymmetry in babies), other asymmetries and strains and in some cases if your baby is premature. Postnatal physiotherapy addresses maternal back pain, pelvic pain, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction as well as lymphatic drainage for breastfeeding issues.

Some Providers:

Anatomy Physiotherapy Claremorris

 

085 7642095

Doctors Clinic
32 Newcastle Rd
Galway,
Ireland

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