For Parents of Cleft Lip and Palate Children
As a Parent of child with a Cleft Lip and Palate, the main reason I wanted to create resources for others to learn from was to provide some guidance during the confusing time after you find out this difficult news. Please keep in mind that difficult news is subjective, and today this is a birth complication that is extremely treatable. Knowledge is power, and understanding your child's unique needs such as the nursing/lactation plan and surgery schedule will help you to feel comfortable with the situation. Bringing life into this world is always a special time, and the fact that you're on this site and building your awareness shows that you have the strength and ability to Parent your cleft child in the special way that they require.
Each Cleft Lip and Palate Before and After Picture is a miracle in its own right.