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Cleft Lip & Palate Club  Welcome! This place is meant to share cleft/craniofacial journeys. We are here to educate & celebrate each other. Kick your feet up & stay a while.⭐️

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"My name is Emily and I'm 22 years old. I was born with a complete bilateral cleft lip and cleft palate and have had 34 surgeries, with a few more to go. My advice is to never let your scars negatively define who you are, but to always be proud of them nevertheless. They share your story for you, and they show more strength than any muscle you may have." @emilykeefner

This little angel πŸ’• @dani.slamova

It was only a sunny smile. And little it cost in the giving. But like morning light, it scattered the night. And made the day worth living. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

"My name is Justin, I'm 28 with a cleft lip and palate. I had multiple surgeries, I don't remember how many. I also had some other issues to. My youngest kid is Ryder. He is 2 and he also had a cleft palate and cleft lip, he's had three surgeries so far, more to come unfortunately. But he's doing great." @jr_loewen

Someone saw my cup and asked "What's a cleft?" After I explained they said "Oh like those commercials I see where people do mission trips?" And I said "Yeah that's part of it." And they said "That's cool. How can I support that?" 😊😊 Spreading cleft awareness and raising cleft support! πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ I have a few stickers left of everything so DM me if you want some. (One for $8, two for $12, three for $15 proceeds go to @the_cleft_foundation ) πŸ’›

Oh she is so beautiful. LπŸ’—VE @stephaniecold

Brody, you're adorable! You can read his story on cleftconnection.com written by his amazing mother! @saheller

I wish I would have known when I was little that the older I got the less my cleft would bother me and the more proud I would be to have a cleft. What is one thing you wish you would have known when you were younger? What advice would you give to your younger self? I get messages every day from young clefties getting bullied. What would you say to them? Comment below β¬‡οΈπŸ’¬πŸ’­πŸ‘‡πŸΌ

Check out these awesome bumper stickers, laptop stickers, phone stickers, and anything stickers!! They are one for $8 or two for $12 or three for $15! Free shipping. Proceeds go to @the_cleft_foundation for their mission trip to India πŸ’› DM me to order. All stickers are made in a sturdy vinyl material with a strong adhesive (that doesn't leave residue when peeled off), weather proof, and scratch resistant!

"Story time. My mom @edleykathryn was pregnant with twins about 23 years ago (me and a little guy she never got to meet.) Several weeks into her pregnancy, she was told that she was experiencing a miscarriage and to expect to lose both sets of heartbeats. When she went back to the doctor weeks later, the doctor noticed the sound of a child's heartbeat. I was pulling through. I was born a healthy baby, with the exception of a cleft lip, most likely caused by the trauma of the miscarriage. Blessed with a great surgeon, I had surgery at 6 weeks old to repair the cleft. I've had my struggles with the scar, but I've ultimately come to appreciate what the scar means to my mom and myself. We're all a little imperfect, but don't let it hold you back in life. Imperfections aren't flaws, they're part of the whole that makes us beautiful." @ellenbethwilliams

@lsmith2806 Feeding her baby with love. πŸΌπŸ’› #drbrownsbottles

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