Positive advice for a worried mum-to-be

A pregnant found out her baby will have a cleft palate and wanted more information. But she got great advice from another mum who's 5 year old has learnt to talk despite the condition.

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Mum-to-be gets advice from mother of boy with cleft palate

A cleft palate - that's a gap or split in the upper lip or the roof of the mouth - affects 1 in 700 babies. Laura Niven from Preston has just found out her baby will have a cleft, and wanted more information. We put her questions to another mum who's 5 year old has learnt to talk despite the condition.

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