The tongue’s resting posture up the palate in an infant post tongue tie release . At WE , we
call it N spot, the point the tip of the tongue rests while pronouncing the alphabet N. .
This position is necessary for the following reasons
- Optimization of nasal breathing
- Proper Development of the upper and lower jaw
- Harmony of the face and neck muscles
- Proper chew and swallow
- Proper facial development
Are few to mention. .
It’s not just enough for the tip of the tongue to be up the palate, we want the entire tongue
to be up to achieve the above mentioned benefits. .
So how do we identify if the posterior part of the tongue is up too ?
- In breastfeeding infants , a posterior restriction is identified as issues in feeding , pain
during latch , improper latch and long feeding time are fed to mention
- In older children, the opening of the mouth compromises when the tongue is sucked up
- They will have tendency to breathe through the mouth.
- Narrow jaws and crooked teeth.
Does your child have a tongue that’s resting in proper position ?