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  • Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip for Parents


    A cleft palate with a cleft lip is when a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly during pregnancy. Most kids with cleft lip and palate are treated successfully with no lasting problems.

  • 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.

  • Cleft Lip for Parents


    A cleft lip is when a baby's lip doesn't form properly during pregnancy. Most kids can have surgery to repair one early in life.

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


    A cleft palate with a bilateral 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 both sides of the lip that can extend all the way from the nose to the back of the palate.

  • 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.

  • Submucous Cleft Palate for Parents


    In a submucous cleft palate, the muscles of the palate don't form properly, but the tissue that lines the roof of the mouth does. This makes these clefts harder to see.

  • C for Parents


    Key pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter C.

  • Nasopharyngoscopy for Parents


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

  • A to Z: Congenital Anomaly for Parents


    Sometimes babies are born with anomalies - one or more parts of the body that are different from normal in size, shape, or functioning. Learn more here.