“Everything is harder when there’s two”
A mother manages cleft care through quarantine
After Pamela's delivery, the nurses told her that her son, Sebastian, only had nine days to live. She was devastated. She didn’t know where to turn. Then she was referred to Smile Train's local partner, Fundacion Ninos que Rien.
Even knowing help is available isn’t always enough to remove the stigma of having a cleft.
Everyone told Gyana to abandon her daughter when she was born with a cleft; her husband threatened to kill himself if she didn't. Afraid for both their lives, she took the child and fled.
After a rough beginning, Jenious' life is now filled with puppies, music, and kung-fu.
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