Paediatric doctors highly recommended.
Dr Liz Whan has now started working at McCourt St Paediatrics.
Dr Lynda Chadwick also has sessions at this practice.
If your child needs to see a specialist at all this is a very good practice with a range of medical specialists all under one roof.
Dr Liz Whan has had a great deal of experience with babies who present with tongue tie (ankyloglossia). If you want an opinion regarding your baby’s oral structure Dr Whan is the paediatric surgeon in Perth to help.
You will need a referral from your GP before you can get an appointment to see Dr Whan.
Tongue tie can have a really devastating effect on breastfeeding and it can be a very difficult problem to diagnose. It can present is varying ways additionally it also depends on the individual anatomy of the mother and baby.
If you have nipple pain with breastfeeding, your baby is not gaining weight well or your baby is not happy with breastfeeding it is worth seeing a lactation consultant
to have your whole breastfeeding relationship assessed.
Tongue tie is one of the many things that can interfere with a good breastfeeding relationship and result in a lot of anguish for the new family.