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Care for a child with a cleft lip and palate begins at birth and continues through early adulthood. Although there may be challenges, such as multiple operations or years of speech therapy, most children and families travel this journey with strength and grace and teach us all that resilience is
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A cleft lip is a split or separation of the upper lip; often involving the upper gum line as well. Clefts may affect one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral) of the lip. In nearly all cases, clefts of the lip affect the tip of the nose as well. Read More
I just heard that Nitrate levels in the water are high, should I be concerned? Well, for most of us the answer is no. The concern is mainly for two special groups – 1) very young children less than 6 months of age, especially if the water is used to mix infant formula and 2) pregnant women in Read More
Some parents may find it awkward or difficult to talk to their kids about sex, but May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month so there is no better time than the present! Here are a few things they may not have learned in health class. Read More
The common cold does not feel so common if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. We often get calls from patients of the Teen and Pregnant Program (TaP) regarding which medications are safe to take for cold symptoms. Read More
Zika Virus is a hot topic around the world right now. Here's what you need to know: What is Zika Virus? Recently, the number of Zika cases in Brazil has increased significantly and we are now seeing increased presence of the virus in Mexico and South America. This is not a new virus. Read More