Below is a survey you can use to gauge whether or not coming to see Dr. McMurtry will benefit you or your child.
The original survey can be found here by Dr. Ochi, an ENT from San Diego, CA
Answer the following questions and tally your score at the end.
A score of 1 meaning you strongly disagree and a score of 5 meaning you strongly agree.
|Column 1||Column 2||Column 3||Column 3||Column 3||Column 3|
|Nursing my baby is painful||1||2||3||4||5|
|Nursing my baby is frustrating||1||2||3||4||5|
|My nipples have cracked or bled after nursing||1||2||3||4||5|
|My nipples are pinched after nursing||1||2||3||4||5|
|I have cried because of my nursing problems||1||2||3||4||5|
|My milk supply has gone down||1||2||3||4||5|
|My baby feeds for long periods of time||1||2||3||4||5|
|My baby falls asleep at the breast quickly||1||2||3||4||5|
|My baby has lots of gas||1||2||3||4||5|
|My baby makes clicking sounds while nursing||1||2||3||4||5|
If your score is between 0-24, your child is not likely to have a tongue or lip tie. There is most likely other reasons for breastfeeding difficulties. Call Dr. McMurtry is you still suspect a tongue-tie or lip-tie.
If your score is between 25-34, your child may have a tongue-tie or lip-tie. Call Dr. McMurtry to schedule a consultation.
If your score is between 35-40, your child probably has a tongue-tie or lip-tie. Call Dr. McMurtry to schedule a consultation.
If your score is between 41 or more, your child is highly likely to have a tongue-tie or lip-tie. Call Dr. McMurtry to schedule a consultation.
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