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.


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.

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

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

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

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

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. 

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.