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.
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.
Nasopharyngoscopy for Parents
A nasopharyngoscopy is an exam doctors do to view the back of the throat.
Ears, Nose, Throat/Speech & Hearing for Parents
Get info on health problems that can affect the ears, nose, or throat.
When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect for Parents
If your child has a birth defect, you don't have to go it alone - many people and resources are available to help you.
Word! Cleft Palate for Kids
A cleft palate is a split in the roof of the mouth that some babies are born with.
Birth Defects for Parents
Some birth defects are minor and cause no problems; others cause major disabilities. Learn about the different types of birth defects, and how to help prevent them.