Links & Forms


Parent support group on facebook

If you would like to meet other parents or children with cleft lip and/or palate, the following facebook page has been set up by the Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland:



The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland (CLAPAI), a registered charity, is a voluntary group formed to provide support and information for parents of children affected by cleft lip and palate and to those directly affected by the condition.




Speech@Home is an evidence based online speech therapy resource for Speech and Language Therapists (SLT) and Parents to support the provision of therapy for children with speech disorders related to cleft palate, or similar sounding speech difficulties.




Bottles for babies with cleft palate

Following a feeding assessment at your cleft centre, you may be advised to purchase one of the following bottles for babies with cleft palates:

MAM bottle

Medela SpecialNeeds Feeder (formerly known as the Haberman bottle)

Dr. Brown's Specialty feeding bottle

Vitalbaby nurture bottle

Nuby Naturaltouch bottle