Cleft Palate & Cleft Lip

Andrew Weber

What is Cleft Palate?

A cleft palate is when a baby's mouth or lip does not form properly. I happens when the mouth and/or lip tissue do not fuse together properly. Doctors can usually see it before the baby is born. To see they use ultra-sound.

Work Citied

  1. mayoclinic.com
  2. MedlinePlus.com