Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate are abnormal states of health known to little children. Not all children that have cleft lip also have a cleft palate. Some kids might have either of the two health disorder or while some will have both. Cleft Lip hinders newborns from enjoying breastfeeding. This health disorder has been proved to have affected the infants from their mothers’ wombs, and it could make them lack the necessary to make an articulate speech like a normal human being. Children with cleft lip often have dental difficulties which will require the services of a professional orthodontist to correct. Several reasons have been attributed to the causes of cleft lip and cleft palate such as the lifestyle of the mothers during the period of the pregnancy. Consumption of alcohol and cigarettes, taking of medications that help pregnant women avoid seizures, lack of folic acid during the pregnancy phase amongst others.
The medical experts at the FMC Medical Centre will ensure your child live a normal life like his or her colleagues who do not have the health disorder. We will provide you with the necessary information to help your child and ensure the cleft lip is removed while the kid moves on with life smoothly. Trust us for excellent services in the removal of the congental cleft lip.