I will wrap your baby in a blanket to stop them wriggling. I may ask you to hold your baby's head for me. I put my fingers in his mouth and gently lift his tongue. The frenulum is snipped with sterile scissors and pressure is applied with a piece of sterile gauze under the tongue for a few seconds. The blanket is unwrapped and the baby brought to you to feed immediately, by either breast or bottle. Following division, you may notice a small white blister under the tongue, which does not interfere with feeding.
"I so wish I’d had Lucas’ tongue tie done earlier….. really didn’t realise the difference it would make. No sheilds and I never thought I’d say this but actually enjoying breastfeeding now. Even attempted to feed in public yesterday! Thank you so much!"