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Ankyloglossia affecting breastfeeding: A case series

Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida and Ardini, Yunita Dewi and Harun, Nor Asilah (2019) Ankyloglossia affecting breastfeeding: A case series. In: 1st National Infant and Young Child Feeding Scientific Conference, 20-21 february 2019, Kota Bharu Kelantan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Ankyloglossia also known as ‘tongue tie’ is defined as a congenital anomaly caused by an abnormally tight lingual frenulum. Around 5% of newborns are affected and it occurs more common in males. Ankyloglossia can lead to a variety of problems such as breastfeeding problems, speech, oral hygiene and social tongue movements. The tongue-tie’s effect on breastfeeding has been associated with sore nipples,poor infant weight gain, neonatal dehydration and shorter breastfeeding duration.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 5696/70972
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ankyloglossia, breastfeeding
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ245 Pediatric Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics & Dental Public Health
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Nurjasmine Aida Jamani
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2019 16:27
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2019 15:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/70972

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