Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

Tongue-tie – exploding the myths

Tongue-tie occurs in 4-5% of babies. However, despite this appearing to be a relatively minor condition, there is huge debate about whether tongue-tie is clinically significant and as a result major differences exist concerning the policies for tongue-tie division. This article provides an overview of the different indications for tongue-tie division, and aims to explode some of the myths that have arisen.

Paul R V Johnson