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Services Provided

With funding from the Florida legislature, the Florida Cleft and Craniofacial Network (FCCN) provides the following services and supplies for Florida families who have children born with cleft lip/palate or other craniofacial malformations:

FCCN provides the following services:

  • A toll-free hot line for parents and professionals throughout the state 1-800-726-2029
  • Special Feeding bottles for families of newborns. Please request bottles by telephone or e-mail at 352-627-9326, toll-free at 1-800-726-2029 or email Florida Cleft and Craniofacial Network
  • Counseling pregnant women whose baby has been diagnosed with a craniofacial difference
  • Assisting in communication between parents of newborn infants and hospitals, health professionals and other families
  • Offering seminars on the topics of nursing care and feeding techniques for professionals and parents

Feeding Supplies

As long as resources last we will also continue to provide the following items free of charge to Florida families:

  • Enfamil cleft palate nursers
  • Haberman (Medela) bottles and nipples
  • Dr. Brown's bottles and nipples and Microwave Steam Sterilizer Bags
  • Similac orthodontic nipples
  • Similac premature nipple
  • Enfamil standard-flow soft nipple
If you would like to watch Dr.Brown's webinar "Feeding the Infant with Cleft Lip and Palate: Tools and Techniques" you can find it at: http://drbrownsbaby.com/medical/webinars

To find video on feeding a newborn with cleft palate and educational literature on care for children born with craniofacial differences please visit the website of the Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF): www.cleftline.org

Our Contacts: Telephone: 352-627-9326, or toll-free 1800-726-2029
E-mail: Florida Cleft and Craniofacial Network

 



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