Research has shown that breastmilk has superior health benefits than formula. However, poor latch or supply can make breastfeeding challenging for many mothers. A careful evaluation of the breastfeeding issue with an experienced professional can often lead to resolution of the difficulty. Anatomic limitations like tethered oral tissue (tongue or lip tie) may need to be addressed either with stretching or surgical release. Sometimes an underlying medical condition like acid reflux or breathing difficulties in the infant needs to be treated for improvement. Dr. Rieber is a Certified Lactation Counselor and fellowship-trained Pediatric Otolaryngologist who is uniquely trained to help address your breastfeeding issues.

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