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Why Is It Difficult To Feed A Baby With A Cleft Palate
Is 20 mcg/kg of IV Propofol enough for a 1 y/o baby on a cleft palate repair? Could he experience awareness?
Development, feeding: Unlike the isolated cleft lip, a child with a cleft palate (with or without a cleft lip)can have problems with feeding, hearing, speech and tooth/jaw development. A minority of cleft palate infants with a small lower jaw may also have breathing problems. A nurse specialist in cleft care should assist mother in developing a satisfactory feeing program for her infant shortly after birth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
With help: It can be difficult to nurse a baby with a cranio-facial problem like cleft palate. You'll want to work with both your cranial-facial team and a lactation consultant for specific-advice, and monitor baby's growth and intake. You may need to pump and feed at least some milk via bottle or other system to ensure baby gets enough, but that isn't always necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cleft palate: Depending on the severity of the cleft and the surgical corrections it there could be some effects on speech and singing. But if it has not effected you yet, it will not effect you. ...Read more
My 1st baby had prs with only microganthia small chin & cleft palate. He is ok now. We want other baby. Is it going to be in 2nd pregnwcy as well?
No guarantee : Ask your pediatrician and even maybe a geneticist if there is something generic that caused the cleft. ...Read more
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