Tagged with: Cleft Palate

  • Two Sides – Indy’s Story

    10 May 2017

    It was difficult watching my partner deal with her feelings of guilt over not being able to feed our daughter, and although we had been advised all was normal, I felt continual concern over Eva-Rose’s inability to feed - something just wasn’t right to me.

  • Katherine’s Story

    19 Feb 2015

    Katherine was born with Pierre Robin Sequence and a cleft palate in the 80s.

  • New guidance launched to reduce ‘unacceptable’ cleft palate detection rate

    16 Oct 2014

    The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health publishes new guidance on the detection of cleft palate.

  • Emily’s Story

    1 Mar 2013

    "We were delighted to discover we were expecting our second child in the summer of 2011. I had a fairly straightforward pregnancy and normal scans throughout. Our daughter Isabelle was born on 21st April 2012 at 00.52AM, coming quite unexpectedly on her due date. Her birth was very fast and when they handed her to me I couldn't believe how tiny she was at 5lb 9oz.

  • A young girl at a speech therapy session

    Speech and language therapy interventions for children with cleft palate: a systematic review

    24 Jan 2013

    We know as clinicians that speech therapy works but there is very little evidence in the published literature. We wanted to find out things like when we should start therapy, who should be doing it, and what type of therapy works best.

  • Glossary of Medical Terms

    11 Sep 2009

    A useful glossary of medical terms you might encounter.