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Removing the scarring physically, emotionally

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CLEFT lip or cleft palate can present a number of obstacles for children and young adults, including possible feeding issues, dental and orthodontic problems, speech and language difficulties, hearing impairments as well as social and self-esteem challenges.

CLEFT LIP and cleft palate may occur together or separately in a newborn child. While it is completely normal for the parents to feel sad, overwhelmed and upset, everyone in the household should remember to try to focus on the child as a person, not on his or her cleft.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

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