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 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.
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.
Feeding Your Child With a Cleft for Parents
Babies born with a cleft may need some feeding help from special bottle systems. Find out what's available and how they work.
Ears, Nose, Throat/Speech & Hearing for Parents
Get info on health problems that can affect the ears, nose, or throat.
Surgical Conditions for Parents
Info on conditions that require surgery.
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.
Newborn Health Conditions for Parents
Learn about health conditions, like jaundice, that newborns can have.