A baby girl pokes her tongue out of her lips. The label says: Frenectomy

Tongue Tie and Lip Tie in Infants and Children

While most babies are born with a piece of tissue, or frenulum, under the tongue and upper lip, it can sometimes be too restrictive and cause problems with breastfeeding, breathing, and speech development. This is commonly referred to as tongue tie or lip tie and may need treatment with a frenectomy if it’s interfering with …

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