Can You Breastfeed A Baby With A Cleft Lip Or Palate?

Yes, you can breastfeed before the surgery. And it’s even better to breastfeed after it.

Mar 19, 2019
cleft lip and cleft palate
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AuthorVanshika Gupta Adukia

Vanshika Gupta Adukia is a Mumbai-based physiotherapist who specializes in antenatal, postnatal and pelvic floor care, a childbirth educator, and the founder of Therhappy. She holds a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from DY Patil University, Mumbai, and is a CAPPA Certified Lactation Educator. An avid reader, she is passionate about women's health, little babies, all things colorful and happiness.