On November 19, 2016 we attended the Providence Saint John's 48th Annual Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Symposium in Santa Monica, CA. A friend from church heard about the symposium through her speech pathology course and recommended that we attend. Let... Continue Reading →
Feeding tips for liquid solid foods (yogurt, pudding, thinned mashed potatoes, etc.)
I had googled "how to prepare your toddler for surgery" about a week before surgery, wondering how to explain to Zach that someone was going to go into his mouth, make some cuts and sew up his palate, and then tell him he wouldn't be able to eat "real" food for 2 weeks.
Some practical tips on how to prepare your house for post cleft palate surgery recovery.
Feeding tips and tricks for the first week post-surgery.
How everything went on the day of surgery