If you have a baby with a tongue or lip tie it be helpful to find support from others. Facebook is filled with Tongue and Lip Tie Support Groups. Even better-most states have a support group so you can find resources that are local to you.
Finding out your baby or child has a tongue tie might seem a little overwhelming. You most definitely want to be an advocate for your child and make sure you educate yourself so you can make the right decisions for them.
Finding a support group near you can really help as you navigate everything you need to know and learn about tongue and lip ties. Luckily, Facebook is filled with support groups.
Most states have Tongue and Tip Tie Support Groups and we have found them for you so you can be supported by locals who may have resources that can help you.
These groups are typically filled with parents and tongue tie savvy professionals, such as IBCLCS and dentists. They can be a great way to find someone in your area who is competent enough to diagnose and treat oral restrictions.
What is a tongue tie?
A tongue tie is present at birth and is a condition that restricts the tongue’s range of motion.
You can usually see a short and tight band of tiessue that tethers the tongue’s tip to the bottom of the mouth.
Having a tongue tie could affect your child’s speech, how they eat and interfere with breastfeeding.