Neither did we!
This treatable birth defect is very common and is nothing you (or your child) should be ashamed of.
All babies start out with a cleft lip and palate that fuse together during pregnancy. Those born with a cleft lip and/or palate just need a specialized team of doctors to continue that process after the baby is born.
- American Academy of Otolaryngology
- Children's Craniofacial Association
- Cleft Advocate
- Cleft Palate Foundation
- Cleft World
- March of Dimes
- Wide Smiles
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