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What exactly is a cleft lip??

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D_D

Asked by D_D at 1:58 PM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Kids' Health

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  • its where when baby was in utero its lip didnt come together properly so they have a gap in there lip
    Mommy2B04

    Answer by Mommy2B04 at 2:01 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • You may also know it as a "harelip". The old wives tale was that it was caused by a rabbit running in front of you when you were pregnant.

    http://children.webmd.com/tc/cleft-lip-topic-overview

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleft_lip_and_palate
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 4:29 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • Look up the website for Smile Train too. They train doctors in developing nations to perform this surgery on local children, and pay for the surgeries as well.
    oceanlover84

    Answer by oceanlover84 at 11:51 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

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