14 Jan 2021

Doctors welcome new tongue-tie guidelines

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 14 January 2021

Doctors are welcoming new guidelines on when and if it is appropriate to snip babies with a tongue-tie.

As many as one in ten babies are born with a tongue-tie each year, which can cause breastfeeding difficulties.

The new guidelines want to ensure anyone providing surgical treatment is following the same advice to treat the condition. Katie Doyle reports.