Cleft palate - resources

Resources - cleft palate

The following organizations are good resources for information on cleft palate:

  • Cleft Palate Foundation -- cleftline.org
  • March of Dimes -- www.marchofdimes.org/complications/cleft-lip-and-cleft-palate.aspx
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/CleftLip.html
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association -- www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/cleftlip
  • Operation Smile -- www.operationsmile.org
Cleft lip repair - series

A cleft lip is an abnormal opening in the middle of the upper lip. A cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the mouth (palate).

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