1. Study questions if tongue-tie surgery for breastfeeding is always needed  Science Daily
  2. Are We Overdiagnosing Tongue-Tie In Breastfeeding Newborns?  HuffPost
  3. Over 60% of 'tongue-tied' babies could forego snipping surgery and be trained to breastfeed instead  Daily Mail
  4. Tongue-tied babies: More babies getting their tongues clipped to breastfeed  TODAY
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Moms rave about the transformative impact of surgery. But experts say more research on the frenotomy option is needed.Moms rave about the transformative impact of surgery. But experts say more research on the frenotomy option is needed.

Are We Overdiagnosing Tongue-Tie In Breastfeeding Newborns? | HuffPost Canada

About 4% of US infants are born with unusually long or tight tissue links between the tongue and floor of their mouth that may impede breastfeeding, but most don't need surgery, a Mass Gen study suggests.About 4% of US infants are born with unusually long or tight tissue links between the tongue and floor of their mouth that may impede breastfeeding, but most don't need surgery, a Mass Gen study suggests.

Over 60% of 'tongue-tied' babies could forego snipping surgery and be trained to breastfeed instead | Daily Mail Online

Mother who have trouble breastfeeding are often told to check for “tongue-tie,” or ankyloglossia — which makes it difficult to properly latch on and suck. Tongue-tie and upper lip tether release surgeries have increased dramatically in the U.S. without clear data that it helps breastfeeding.