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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Wellness

Inside the Booming Business of Cutting Babies' Tongues

Tongue-tie procedures for infants have become increasingly popular in recent years due to pressure on mothers to breastfeed.
The evidence that cutting tongue-ties improves feeding is limited and risks of complications are not always communicated. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Wellness

What Parents Should Know About Tongue-Tie Releases

Lactation consultants and dentists have been aggressively promoting tongue-tie releases as a solution for breastfeeding difficulties, even for babies without real tongue-ties.
The early days of nursing can be rough, but breastfeeding often gets easier with time and support from lactation consultants and pediatricians. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Health

Women exposed to forever chemicals' may risk shorter breastfeeding duration

Women exposed to PFAS chemicals face risks in breastfeeding. [ more ]
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