Tight Frenula and Breastfeeding

When a new mother begins to breastfeed her child, she spends much of her time focusing on bringing in her milk supply and getting the perfect latch. But sometimes a tight frenulum, or tongue-tie, greatly hinders this process. How do you know if your baby has this problem? What are your options for treating it? And how effective are these treatments?

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