I could really use some BTDT support from other mamas. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
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If it is possible, have his tongue tie(s) clipped. That may hopefully be enough to correct your issues. Do you know of any Dr's that do the procedure?
If you can't find a doctor, a dentist may do it too. And the younger the baby the thinner the tie and the easier the procedure. (With a young baby and an obvious tongue-tie, it is often done quickly right in the office.)
For the high palate, have you adjusted your latch? The asymmetrical latch (where baby anchors the lower lip on the bottom edge of the areola and then rotates up to take the nipple) if often really painful with a high palate. Some moms have better luck making a 'breast sandwhich' and popping the baby onto the breast straight, with the nipple pointing right back into the mouth, rather than up into the palate. A deep latch is still needed. And with the tongue-tie, pain may still continue.
best of luck with it.
i talk about high palate--
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