Tongue Tie Assessments:
Referrals are required in writing from Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, and Lactation Consultants. Either the form is faxed over or sent with the patient. If the patient is bringing the form, the health care provider must call to receive an appointment date and time and provide the information to the patient. Monarch does not function as a walk-in clinic. Infant does not have to be born at The Ottawa Hospital for tongue tie assessment.
Infant must be 4 weeks of age or younger for tongue tie assessment. Anterior tongue ties may be released in clinic, while thick posterior tongue ties can be assessed but not released.