The 2020 AGM will be held at the Quakers Meeting House, Westminster Quaker Meeting House, 8 Hop Gardens, St Martin’s Lane London WC2N 4EH on Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 1pm. Committee meeting at 12 noon. Provisionally will will hold a forum on cleft palate from 15:30.
Online tongue-tie and infant feeding course written by Sarah Oakley RN, HV, IBCLC and Tongue-tie Practitioner in association with Babyem. The course consists of 5 core modules covering how tongue ties in infants are assessed, the impact of tongue-tie and strategies to support dyads, anatomy and physiology, and treatment. It is suitable for professionals who divide tongue-tie as well as those … Read More
Next ATP Meeting in YORK! Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019 Time: 12:00 to 16:00 At: Brigantes Bar, 114 Micklegate, YORK, YO1 6JX (A short 5-7 minutes walk from York train station – no need for a taxis) Welcome to the next ATP meeting ‘up north’ in beautiful York, North Yorkshire. We hope you will join us. As the ATP is … Read More
There is lots of speculation about a connection between folic acid, the MTHFR gene mutation and the increase in infant tongue-tie incidence. This topic comes up frequently in online parenting groups and sometimes in the wider media. The MTHFR gene provides instructions for making an enzyme called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. This enzyme is involved in a chemical reaction involving folate. The … Read More
Does Postoperative Wound Massage Improve Outcome of Frenulotomy for Breastfeeding Difficulties in Infants? Slothouber Galbreath et al, JHL, Volume 30, Number 4, page 501, November 2014 Dear Editor Re: Does Postoperative Wound Massage Improve Outcome of Frenulotomy for Breastfeeding Difficulties in Infants? Slothouber Galbreath et al, JHL, Volume 30, Number 4, page 501, November 2014. The Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners … Read More
Breastfeeding: Mothers are repeatedly told breast is best – but what about the lack of support when babies have tongue-tie? The Independent, Weds 18th March 2015 Dear Editor The Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners was delighted to see your report Breastfeeding: Mothers are repeatedly told breast is best – but what about the lack of support when babies have tongue-tie? Wed … Read More
Position statement on the Mum and Baby Academy CPD Module on tongue-tie distributed by various midwifery and nursing journals in October 2017 The Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners welcomes any opportunity for healthcare professionals to access free learning such as that Mum and Baby Academy offer. However we have reviewed the tongue-tie module after concerns were raised by some of the … Read More
Does Frenulotomy help infants with tongue-tie overcome breastfeeding difficulties? Journal of Family Practice 2015 February;64 (2):126-127. 7 April 2015 Dear Editor We are writing on behalf of the Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners ( www.tongue-tie.org.uk) and Tongue-tie UK, a grass roots organisation which aims to raise awareness of tongue-tie issues (www.tonguetieuk.org) in response to the article by J. Cawse-Lucas et al … Read More