My pregnancy with Gabrielle wasn’t “magical” like everyone told me it would be. I actually didn’t even think I could have children. I had a lot of tough days that I didn’t think I was going to get through while pregnant. During my second sonogram the ultrasound technician found that Gabby had a Single Umbilical Artery. That meant we had to see the Perinatalogist monthly and have weekly sonograms done to check her growth and [...]
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The CDC estimates that each year 2,651 babies in the US are born with a cleft palate and 4,437 babies are born with a cleft lip with or without a cleft palate.
Cleft lip or palate is one of the most common birth defects, affecting one in 600 children in the United States. Unless treated surgically, cleft palate can interfere with feeding, speech development and hearing.
Cleft lip or palate is one of the most common birth defects, affecting one in 500 children in the US. Unless treated cleft palate can interfere with feeding, speech development and hearing.
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