Tongue-tie Update

Time-frame: 75 minutes
CERP: yes

Many practitioners are concerned that tongue-tie is being over-diagnosed and over treated. This talk discusses what we know and don’t know about lingual and labial frenula, and how to distinguish between a consistent clinical picture that requires referral for further evaluation and the more ambiguous constellation of symptoms that might point to other reasons for an infant’s sucking difficulties.

 

IBLCE Blueprint: Discipline        A. Anatomy B. Physiology   L. Techniques



Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC


Country: USA
Phone number: 718-846-2323
Email: cwgenna@gmail.com
Site: http://www.cwgenna.com
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Publications

Supporting Sucking Skills In Breastfeeding Infants">Supporting Sucking Skills in BF Infants 3rd edition

Third edition! Updated research based information on infant sucking and new strategies to assist infants with breastfeeding difficulties.

Physiologic Breastfeeding Initiation

Physiologic Breastfeeding: A Contemporary Approach to Breastfeeding Initiation
  1. Robyn Schafer CNM, MSN, RN, EdM, IBCLC,* and
  2. Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC            DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12319
Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

Volume 60, Issue 5, pages 546–553, September/October 2015

Breastfeeding Infants with Congenital Torticollis

Infants with torticollis can be difficult to feed. This article describes positioning and supportive strategies  for affected infants.