Cleft palate diet - For infants under one year of age (1224)

Key points below

For infants under 1 year of age

How should I feed my baby?



The doctor or nurse in clinic will tell you when you can add more foods after the palate has healed.

Avoid these foods that can injure the palate as it heals:


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Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information. This sheet was created to help you care for your child or family member. It does not take the place of medical care. Talk with your healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.