WEBINAR RECORDING – Is It Really a Tongue-tie?

Now is your chance to watch the on-demand webinar “Is It Really a Tongue-tie?” with Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC. This webinar was originally recorded on November 21, 2023.

Abstract: Research increasingly supports frenotomy in appropriately selected infants but also points to overdiagnosis in some parts of the world. This talk provides an evidence-based overview of other conditions that can lead to restricted tongue movements and weak infant sucking that are sometimes missed.

This is a unique opportunity to gain insights from Catherine’s extensive experience and her collaborations with prestigious universities on infant sucking, swallowing, and nipple biomechanics. Her work is groundbreaking and deeply rooted in clinical practice, featuring real-world applications and a wealth of clinical photographs.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the field, this webinar will equip you to better discern the signs of tongue-tie and related conditions, enhancing your ability to support breastfeeding infants facing medical challenges.

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    Catherine Watson Genna IBCLC

    About Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC

    Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC, is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice in New York City. Certified in 1992, Catherine is particularly interested in helping moms and babies breastfeed when they have medical challenges. She speaks to healthcare professionals around the world about assisting breastfeeding babies with anatomical, genetic, or neurological problems. Her presentations and her writing feature her clinical photographs, which have also been published widely. Catherine’s research collaboration with Columbia University and Tel Aviv University’s departments of biomedical engineering are studying various aspects of infant sucking, swallowing, and nipple biomechanics. She is the author of Selecting and Using Breastfeeding Tools: Improving Care and Outcomes (Praeclarus Press 2009) and Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants 4th edition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2023) as well as professional journal articles. Catherine is still a La Leche League Leader, supporting new Leaders in Queens. Catherine was the founding Associate Editor for the United States Lactation Consultant Association journal Clinical Lactation’s first seven years. Her own two offspring (who were, of course, breastfed!) are a seminarian and a registered nurse.