What other ailments is a fetus with cleft palate likely to suffer from?

Children with clefts are at a slightly increased risk of learning disabilities, in particular having difficulty learning to read.

The majority of children with clefts of the lip or palate develop normally unless there are other problems that occur along with the cleft. In many cases, the clefts occur as part of a larger syndrome. Many of those syndromes include learning disabilities.

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