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Clefting is a common birth defect that occurs very early in pregnancy.
Two years later, a mild tether had formed superiorly and some clefting had persisted in the central mandible.
Use of US birth certificate data to estimate the risk of maternal cigarette smoking for oral clefting.
The investigators examined the association between maternal body mass index and orofacial clefting in almost 1 million infants who were born in Sweden from 1992 to 2001.
The risk of orofacial clefting among these infants was significantly higher (odds ratio 1.