Learn about cleft lips and cleft palates, including causes and treatment. Prepare for the challenges your baby might have and learn about your baby’s long-term outlook.
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth abnormalities of the mouth and lip. Cleft palate occurs when the roof of the mouth does not completely close, leaving an opening that can extend into the nasal cavity. left lip is an abnormality in which the lip does not completely form during fetal development.
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