From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth abnormalities of the mouth and lip. In the United States, nearly 6,800 babies are born with oral-facial clefts annually.
Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for craniosynostosis, a condition that affects skull bone growth.
Deformational (or positional) plagiocephaly refers to a misshapen shape of the head from repeated pressure to the same area of the head.
Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) is a condition in which the tissue on one side of the face is underdeveloped, affecting primarily the aural (ear), oral (mouth), and mandibular (jaw) areas.
Microtia is a condition in which a child is born with an ear or ears deformed or absent.
Multifactorial inheritance means that many factors (multifactorial) are involved in causing a birth defect.