Babies with Robin Sequence are born with a smaller-than-normal lower jaw, downward displacement of the tongue and cleft palate. The biggest concern for these children is adequate breathing and oxygenation during early life. Often times, the overtly small lower jaw is noted on fetal ultrasound and the pregnant mother will be referred to a craniofacial specialist to discuss possible treatments for their baby after birth. More than likely, if you’re your child was born with Robin Sequence, she will not require surgery to improve breathing, although eventual cleft palate repair will be necessary between 12-18 months of age. In the event that infant surgery is required to improve breathing, your pediatric craniofacial surgeon will discuss all options and benefits of surgery for your baby.