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M illions of children in developing
countries are suffering with cleft
lip and palate. Condemned to a
lifetim e of pain and suffering.
The good news is virtually all
of these children can he helped.
The Sm ile Train provides life
changing free cleft surgery which
takes as little as 45 minutes and
costs as little as $25 0 . It gives
desperate children not just a new
sm ile— but a new life.
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A Healthy Diet During Pregnancy Can Help Prevent Birth Defects And Clefts. Diet is an important part of pregnancy. Eat a healthy diet that contains lots of fruits and vegetables and foods
fortified with folic acid. According to the U S. Government, women who plan to have a child should be sure to take sufficient levels of folic acid (400 micrograms per day) during pregnancy to
help prevent neural tube defects and reduce the risk for cleft lip and palate. When folic acid is taken one month before conception and throughout the first trimester, it has been proven to
reduce the risk lor neural tube defects by 50 to 70 per cent. Be sure to receive proper prenatal care, quit smoking, and follow your health care provider's guidelines lor foods to avoid during
pregnancy. Foods to avoid may include raw or undercooked seafood, beef, pork or poultry; delicatessen meats; fish that contain high levels of mercury; smoked seafood; fish exposed to indus-
trial pollutants; raw shellfish or eggs; soft cheeses; unpasteurized milk; pâté; caffeine; alcohol; and unwashed vegetables
For more information, visit www.SmileTrain.org
The Smile Train is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit lecognized by the 1RS, and all donations to The Smile Train are tax-deductible in accordance with 1RS regulations. © 2003 The Smile Train.
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0 Medications for one surgery.
We II gratefully accept any amount.
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