Liam’s Palate Repair Surgery Part 1

January 26th. Well somehow here we are again, on our way back to Charleston for yet another surgery. It's still hard to believe this is our life. All the same emotions we feel. Scared, anxious, nervous, sad and so many more. It’s hard to think positive about sending your baby into surgery. After the awful… Continue reading Liam’s Palate Repair Surgery Part 1

Liam’s Lip Repair Surgery

The day we've been dreading since we found out about Liam's cleft was finally here. We were less than 24 hours away from his surgery and I still sat there wondering how the hell we were going to send our baby into an operating room. My anxiety was through the roof for weeks leading up… Continue reading Liam’s Lip Repair Surgery

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"A "cleft" is a split or a divide. Cleft lips and palates happen before birth. A baby can have a cleft lip, cleft palate, or both. A cleft lip may be on one or both sides of the upper lip. The split may also be in the upper jaw and gum. A cleft palate is… Continue reading 1 in 700

Finding out about Liam’s cleft

The day of my 20 week anatomy scan. We headed to the doctors office that afternoon, so excited to see our baby again. To see how much he weighed. On the way there my husband and I both made bets on how much he would weigh. I thought this was going to be just another… Continue reading Finding out about Liam’s cleft