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Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.
A nasopharyngoscopy is an exam doctors do to view the back of the throat.
C for Parents
Key pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter C.
Learn about types of birth defects and conditions that affect the size and shape of
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.
In this speech problem, problems in the structure, nerves, and muscles of the mouth
and throat can change the quality of the voice. Read more.
Working with a certified speech-language pathologist can help a child with speech
or language difficulties.
If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and
resources are available to help you.
A cleft palate is a split in the roof of the mouth that some babies are born with.
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.