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How to Feed Cleft Patient?

MK Jindal, Saima Yunus Khan

Keywords : Cleft lip and palate, Infancy, Feeding

Citation Information : Jindal M, Khan SY. How to Feed Cleft Patient?. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013; 6 (2):100-103.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1198

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Cleft lip and palate patients have all rights like other normal individuals, to enjoy the benefits of nourishment. Knowledge has to be there about the different feeding positions like straddle, dancer hand position along with the use of specially designed bottles and nipples. Parent's should be trained about the correct positions of feeding, in extreme of the cases in which parents are not able to follow these instructions, feeding obturators can be given. How to cite this article: Jindal MK, Khan SY. How to Feed Cleft Patient? Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013;6(2):100-103.

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