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Mia Robertson, the daughter of Jase and Missy Robertson, was born with a cleft lip and palate. Because of her condition, she has been forced to have multiple surgeries, but she has always remained positive.
In a post written on their foundation, The Mia Moo Fund’s Instagram page, the family revealed that Mia recently met with surgeons to schedule a “major surgery,” which will include breaking “both upper and lower jaws on each side in order for them to meet in the middle.”
The post explains that Mia’s upper jaw stopped growing years ago and they’ve done all they can with orthodonture and other surgeries up until this point. The goal of this surgery is to have Mia’s jaws function properly “in terms of chewing and speaking.”
The particular surgeon they are using is “leading the way in regards to new procedures that do not involve a halo. This is EVERYTHING to the cleft world! It means far less time in the ICU and far less trauma to these children (and their parents!).”
This will be Mia’s 13th surgery in her 17 years of life, and Missy reveals her daughter will look quite different after she is healed. The surgery will take place some time this Spring and we are praying that it goes smoothly and that Mia heals up quickly!
See the full post below.
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