Coventry paediatricians do not usually advise treatment for tongue tie, unless there is feeding difficulty, failure to thrive or speech delay. The ENT surgeons snip them under local anaesthesia if required.
Infants under 4 weeks of age with feeding problems:
For babies up to 4 weeks of age with feeding problems
Breastfed with feeding difficulties with any degree of tongue tie, and bottle fed with feeding difficulties such as excess dribbling, excess wind and struggling to latch onto bottles
Clinics weekly – alternating between both Monday and Tuesday evenings and an all-day Friday clinic
Michelle Baxter or Alex Dunderdale : Midwife & Tongue Tie Practitioners
Tongue Tie Clinic, Community Midwives Office, George Eliot Hospital, College Street, Nuneaton CV10 7DJ
Tel: Community Office 02476 865022
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and surrounding area.
Out of area referrals by health professionals accepted.