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  • A to Z: Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip, Unilateral for Parents

    A cleft palate with a unilateral cleft lip is a common birth defect in which a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly. As a result there is a split or opening (cleft) on one side of the lip that can extend all the way from the nose to the back of the palate.

  • Cleft Palate for Parents

    A cleft palate is when a baby is born with a cleft (gap) in the roof of the mouth. Most kids can have surgery to repair them early in life.

  • Newborn Health Conditions for Parents

    Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.

  • Speech-Language Therapy for Parents

    Working with a certified speech-language pathologist can help a child with speech or language difficulties.

  • Orofacial Clefts for Parents

    A cleft is when tissues of the mouth or lip don't form properly when a baby is developing in the womb. The good news is that orofacial clefts are treatable.

  • Treacher Collins Syndrome for Parents

    Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) refers to a group of facial features that some babies are born with. TCS causes distinctive abnormalities of the head and face, but doesn't affect intelligence or lifespan.

  • Failure to Thrive for Parents

    Most kids grow well but some have ”failure to thrive.” This means they don't gain weight as expected and may not grow as tall as they should.

  • Nasopharyngoscopy for Parents

    A nasopharyngoscopy is an exam doctors do to view the back of the throat.

  • 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome for Parents

    22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic condition that can cause a variety of physical and behavioral problems.

  • Growth & Development for Parents

    What should you expect as your child grows? Learn how to understand and deal with your child's changing body and mind from infancy through the teen years.