Cleft Lip and Palate Program Resources
Information and advice about how to ensure proper nutrition and manage feeding difficulties that affect many babies with cleft lip and palate.
In this video, clinicians and patient families talk about the diagnosis and treatment of cleft lip and palate, the most common congenital facial anomaly.
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.
ACPA is an international nonprofit medical society of healthcare professionals who treat and/or perform research on birth defects of the head and face.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) offers information about cleft lip and cleft palate repairs.
Changing Faces provides support and promotes respect for everyone with a visible difference. Helpful resources include advice for meeting new people when you have a visible difference.
The Children's Craniofacial Association empowers and gives hope to individuals and families affected by facial differences.
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.
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.