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I had one child with clieft lip. What is the chance of having another cleft lip and palate?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Reference quotes 4%

If you haven't done so already it is often helpful to parents to explore the risks associated with pregnancy with their dr or a genetic counselor. The frequency of some unexpected outcome in any pregnancy approaches 4%.
A detailed look at the family tree on both sides may help u . Your risk in a 2nd pregnancy would push your risk of a surprise higher than that 4% but the CP risk would stay at 4%.

In brief: Reference quotes 4%

If you haven't done so already it is often helpful to parents to explore the risks associated with pregnancy with their dr or a genetic counselor. The frequency of some unexpected outcome in any pregnancy approaches 4%.
A detailed look at the family tree on both sides may help u . Your risk in a 2nd pregnancy would push your risk of a surprise higher than that 4% but the CP risk would stay at 4%.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Jason Hall
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Around 4%

Assuming you have no other clefts in the family, the chances of another child with cleft lip/palate is around 4%.

In brief: Around 4%

Assuming you have no other clefts in the family, the chances of another child with cleft lip/palate is around 4%.
Dr. Jason Hall
Dr. Jason Hall
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