Cleft Lip and Palate Program Health Resources

Information and advice about how to ensure proper nutrition and manage feeding difficulties that affect many babies with cleft lip and palate.


AdoptCleft is a support group for parents wanting to adopt cleft children, parents that have cleft children (biological or adopted), and others that can contribute or learn from the conversations. 

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) offers information about cleft lip and cleft palate repairs.

Changing Faces us a charity that helps improve the lives of people with craniofacial abnormalities and transform public attitudes toward people with an unusual appearance.

The Cleft Advocate educates and inspires families whose lives are touched by cleft lip and/or palate or other craniofacial anomalies.

CPF is a nonprofit organization that enhances the quality of life for individuals affected by cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial birth defects.

FACES: The National Craniofacial Association assists children and adults who have craniofacial disorders resulting from disease, accident or birth.

March of Dimes is an international organization that works to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality and to support expectant and new parents.

Philly Phaces provides peer support, advocacy, and resources to help Philadelphia-area children facing appearance differences from craniofacial abnormalities and cleft lip and palate.