Cleft palate


UM 5K To Raise Money For Children With Cleft Lips & Palates

For many parents, one of the happiest moments is the first time they see their baby. But for Monica Viveros, she remembers her world being turned upside down.


Doctors at Jackson Memorial have already performed the first surgeries to correct Kimberly Suarez's cleft palate.  (Source: Jackson Health Systems)

Docs Perform Surgery To Correct New Year’s Baby’s Cleft Lip

The first baby to be born at Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2012 didn’t come into the world in perfect health but doctors there have already taken the first steps to heal her.



Marine Plans Walk To Benefit Kids With Cleft Palates

A Marine who served in Afghanistan is on a new mission: helping kids in South Asia. In September, Winston Fiore will begin a 5,000 mile hike to raise funds to help children born with a cleft palate.