What the girls said, lots of skin to skin. I would recommend maybe even getting some nipple shields to use just while your breasts are healing, even if you just use them every other feed. Babies with tongue ties tend to fall asleep at the breast because it's hard work for them trying to get milk. You're getting the TT done early so I have hope you can easily get back on track. You're doing the right thing with the Motilium and pumping but skin to skin is absolutely one of the best things you can do for your supply. Just strip both of you off for each feed, it's wonderful for supply!
My DS2 had posterior tongue tie and upper lip tie snipped at 4 weeks old. One of my nipples was totally shredded, and still hasn't completely healed at 10 weeks.
I haven't had any problems with supply - but supply problems are very common with TT. Good that you are getting it treated so soon, hopefully all your problems will resolve soon after.
There is a TT support group on Facebook, lots of good info on there, most of the members seem to be from the US though. There is some info on there about sucking exercises and stretching exercises to do after it has been snipped to prevent reattachment.
Or google Dr Bobbie Ghaheri - some good info on his website too.
In the meantime I would pump between feeds, even if you're not getting much volume it is still stimulating you breasts.
Herbs of gold breastfeeding support is awesome too.
With DS1 I had terrible supply and ended up on motillium plus all the supplements under the sun.
DS2 I needed less supplements and I'm currently feeding DS3 who is 3 months and I haven't needed anything at all. I reckon the more babies you have the better your boobs get at it.
OP how did you go with the TT snip? Any improvements yet?
Olismum my bub always had latch issues, never 100% got a diagnosis of a tongue tie but people did think he has a posterior one. Nipple shields kept me breastfeeding, otherwise I would have stopped when bub was only a few days old cause of the pain. Sometimes they are a pita to use but they might be worth a try. Good luck!
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