If your baby is affected by cleft issues, these questions and answers may be helpful as you and baby begin your life together.
Review Date: October 29, 2014
Cleft Palate Foundation
Cleft lip/palate and isolated cleft palate are birth defects that affect the upper lip and roof of the mouth. Learn about other related health problems, treatments, and what to expect and do for babies born with these conditions.
Review Date: December 29, 2014
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
This page provides a link to each state medical clinic that provides assistance for parents with children affected by Down Syndrome.
Review Date: October 30, 2014
National Down Syndrome Congress
Click on the map to find a physician near you who specializes in treating birthmarks, hemangiomas, vascular malformations, and more.
Review Date: December 04, 2012
The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation
This fact sheet defines spina bifida, an incomplete closure of the spinal column. Three types of spina bifida, symptoms, characteristics, and successful integration of a child with spina bifida into school is discussed.
Review Date: April 03, 2015
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Learning the dangers inherent in our modern world can help you avoid many harmful exposures and increase the chances of having a healthy baby. This site discusses prenatal care, nutrition, recreation and more.
Review Date: December 16, 2011
Birth Defect Research for Children, Inc.