Cleft Lip and Palate Program Resources

Bottle Feeding Infant

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 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 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.