3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has developed a clinical guideline on postnatal care. The Health Development Agency has also published a systematic review on breastfeeding.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
December 2005

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of division of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) for breastfeeding', February 2005.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers. It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.