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Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month: Walter Reed providers help transform smiles here, abroad

Cleft lip and cleft palate happen when a baby’s lip or mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. “Together, [they] commonly are called ‘orofacial clefts,’” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A cleft lip is an opening in a baby’s upper lip. Cleft palate is an opening in the roof of a baby’s mouth.

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