Tag: craniofacial defect

Cleft lip and palate awareness

Cleft lip and palate awareness

I remember seeing a thin scar on my friend’s upper lip, and wondering how she had gotten it. “I was born with a cleft lip,” she said. I became curious ...

Cleft and craniofacial awareness and prevention month

July is cleft and craniofacial awareness and prevention month. Craniofacial abnormalities are  defects of the head (cranio) and face (facial) that are ...

What causes clefts and facial birth defects?

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. A cleft lip is a birth defect in which a baby's upper lip doesn’t form complet ...