A Parent's Guide to Cleft Lip and Palate

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U of Minnesota Press, 1990 - Medical - 130 pages
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Describes the nature and cause of cleft lip and palate, emphasizing the positive outlook for successful treatment and the role parents and caregivers play
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Cleft Lip and Palate?
5
Chapter 2 A Team Approach to a Complex Problem
13
Surgical Repair of Clefts
19
Chapter 4 Feeding a Child with a Cleft
39
Why They Happen and What Can Be Done about Them
45
Chapter 6 Clefts and the Development of Teeth
55
How Clefts Affect Speech
75
How Clefts Affect Social and Psychological Development
99
Chapter 9 Can This Happen Again? The Importance of Genetic Counseling
105
Chapter 10 A Final WordOptimism
111
Glossary
115
Helpful Organizations
119
Suggested Reading
123
Index
125
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Since 1986 the Little Quilts company has been a mainstay in the quilting world, selling books, patterns, accessories, and kits to quilters worldwide. As part of the design trio that includes Alice Berg and Mary Ellen Von Holt, Sylvia Johnson has published numerous books with Martingale & Company, which have sold more than a quarter million copies to date.

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