The LiperTM Device

Tongue Training

INFANT TONGUE TRAINING FOR BETTER FUNCTION

It’s well known today that practical home exercises that lift and train the tongue contribute to better tongue mobility.

There are also social and psychological implications related to growing up disadvantaged by poor speech, such as stigma and low self esteem.

Tongue training for each and every newborn during the first two weeks may encourage tongue mobility and enhance future health and wellbeing.

As it turns out, our fingers were not designed to be comfortable and effective tongue training tools. Consequently, many babies experience tongue training as an intrusive and discomforting activity, causing many parents to quit the process too early.

The LiperTM device makes tongue training super easy – the playful experience it really ought to be!

Newborns Tongue Training

GIVES PEACE OF MIND TO PARENTS AND BETTER OPPORTUNITY FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FOR CHILDREN

A significant percentage of the population suffers from Ankyloglossia or Tongue Tie. This is a condition in which a tethered oral tissue restricts the tongue mobility causing it to be sub-functional.

Our double edged advantage

Tongue mobility has a direct effect on newborns and adults.

Tongue malfunction many times goes undiagnosed.
In infancy, tongue restiriction is usually diagnosed only as a result of moms breastfeeding challenges. If not diagnosed in infancy, Older children and adults will be probably diagnosed later in life.

Infant’s tongue training encourages the tongue for better movement and flexibility, thus supporting a proper orofacial structure.

Each and every newborn tongue training. As LiperTM device brings the opportunity to turn tongue training into such an easy and comfortable child’s play, we recommend a daily tongue training with the LiperTM device for every newborn during their first two weeks of life.  Only 3 times a day for a few seconds, to give your child the opportunity for better health and well-being.

Diagnosis of sub functional tongue. When a sub-functional tongue is being diagnosed by a care professional and a tongue training treatment is recommended, LiperTM device will deliver best training compliance.

Studies show that tongue training pre and post-surgical tongue-tie release, significantly improve the outcomes – helping ensure normal tongue mobility and functioning.

your baby Might Give You a Wake Up Call

As with other things in life, while you breastfeed, your baby is the one who might give you a wake-up call.
You might suffer pain on your nipples, but your baby also might:

  • Be unable to latch on to the breast at all
  • Be unable to latch on deeply
  • Breastfeed constantly to get enough milk
  • Splutter and choke when coping with fast flowing milk
  • Have difficulties staying on the breast
  • Mouth breathing (open mouth mainly while sleeping)
  • Colic development, and more

You might consider visiting a caregiver (IBCLC, SLP, Physician) to share your experience in such situations. If they say it is a restricted tongue, ask them about tongue training.

Manual

TONGUE TRAINING AT YOUR FINGERTIP

Tongue training can now be performed in three easy steps. All it takes is several moments a day.
For detailed instructions and additional tongue exercises please enter the “GET MANUEL PDF” button.
GET MANUAL PDF
Demonstration Video
SLIP ON FINGER
Insert the tip of your index finger through the round opening of the LiperTM device until it reaches the inner mark. The slit on the nail side is designed to fit your finger snuggly and not slip off.
PLACE BENEATH TONGUE
Slowly and carefully insert the LiperTM device into the lower part of infant’s mouth. Place the LiperTM as far back as possible.
LIFT THE TONGUE
Slowly and firmly lift the tongue in a slight upward motion for 1 second and then lower it.
Gently remove the Liper™ Device from the mouth.
For the number of repetitions and training period please see our detailed manual by clicking the above “GET MANUAL PDF” button.