A Cleft Lip At The Ultrasound – Our Birth Defect Story

By |2020-02-17T20:33:30+00:00November 26, 2019|Baby, cleft, Motherhood, pregnancy|

One of the scariest days of my life was right around this time (Thanksgiving) three years ago. I was pregnant with my second child, and we had our anatomy scan which revealed a cleft lip at the ultrasound. What did this mean for us? We knew so little about cleft lips. I remember watching infomercials for Operation Smile or something similar late at night as a child. I associated cleft lips with third world countries where people may not have great access to prenatal care. It didn't take long for me to realize how ignorant I was. I want [...]