Best Practice Resources
We have a complete library of Best Practice Guides to support partners as they provide top-quality, safe cleft surgery and comprehensive care.
All Best Practice Resources
Information for Parents During Cleft Surgery Repair
Essential information for caregivers about what will happen when their child undergoes cleft surgery. Watch the video to learn more of select your language below to view the PDF file:
Feeding Brochure and Video
Demonstrates effective techniques for breastfeeding a baby with a cleft and introduces safe practices for bottle, spoon, and/or cup feeding.
A variety of videos are made through a partnership with Teachers College, Columbia University on cleft palate speech sounds and effective therapy techniques.
Comprehensive Cleft Care Recommended Timeline
The timeline of care details the most common CCC assessments and treatments within ideal patient age ranges from the pre-natal period through adulthood. We recognize not all assessments and treatments are available across our partner hospital network and patients do not always return for consistent services. This timeline is meant to be a reference of what may be ideal as well as areas where we must continue to research and innovate.