Ep. 82- Tongue Ties, Lip Ties, and More: an Interview with Michelle Emanuel, Pediatric OT and creator of the Tummy Time Method

The Milk Minute- A Lactation Podcast

Nov 5 2021 • 1 hr 19 mins

Have you ever wondered if your baby’s gas, colic, latch trouble, or weight gain issues could be due to a tongue or lip tie? If so, then this episode is for you!

This week Maureen and Heather are joined by Michelle Emanuel. Michelle is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who specializes in optimal oral functioning. She is the creator of the Tummy Time Method, and tells us all about how we can use tummy time to improve baby’s motor development and feeding!

Listen and learn with your favorite hosts as they gain a deeper understanding of oral restrictions as a small piece of whole body functioning and development. This episode also dives into the tricky topic of tongue and lip tie revisions; we get down to the how, when, and why’s of this procedure.

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Michelle Emanuel - https://www.tummytimemethod.com/about-michelle.html
Tummy Time Method - https://www.tummytimemethod.com/
Alison Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST-T, RCST- https://hazelbakerinstitute.com/hazelbaker-lactation-institute/leaders-partners/alison-hazelbaker/

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