Tongue tie …problems now and later

Tongue tie …problems now and later

Why does a tongue tie in a newborn matter? There is so much out there about tongue (and lip) ties in newborns and how it affects breastfeeding.  We assess the newborns in our care for a tie immediately at birth and we continue to assess the breastfeeding relationship...
Newborn screening

Newborn screening

What is Newborn screening and why do it? Your midwife performs the newborn metabolic, heart defect, and hearing screening at the first and later postpartum visits in your home. These newborn health screens are minimally invasive to the newborn, relatively low cost,...