The cleft lip and cleft palate, are congenital oral malformations that occur early in pregnancy in the womb. Cleft lip and cleft palate surgery can treat this problem to a satisfactory degree.
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Cleft lip and cleft palate are caused by a lack of sufficient tissue in the mouth and lips. The tissues in these places are not well connected because of their inadequacy. Cleft Lip and cleft palate can cause many problems for the baby. Children born with this disorder have problems with milking, hearing, tooth formation and speaking. It is important to know that the cleft palate or cleft lip is not just a beauty problem. Cleft lip and palate repair is a procedure for reconstructing the shape of the lips, nose, or palate that helps treat the condition by connecting tissues that were not interconnected before birth. Cleft surgery is performed when the baby is at least 6 months old. Once the baby reaches the age of 2 to 6 months, the cleft palate and cleft lip can still be repaired.
The surgeon will likely perform a number of blood tests on the baby and review the baby's medical history. Parents are also asked to refrain from medication that reduces the baby's blood coagulation for 10 days before cleft lip and palate repair surgery.
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