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Fifteen-minute consultation: The infant with a tongue tie
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    Properly randomised trial of tongue tie division is needed!

    The paper cites various studies but in only one is the placebo effect studied it seems and it found that almost half the mothers said that feeding was improved. The inference is that almost 50% of the treated children did not require the procedure and so have been subjected to a surgical procedure on one of the most sensitive organs in the body un- necessarily.

    Until the placebo effect is fully investigated in t...

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