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ALEXANDRIA, female, DOB 12/2007 SN urogenital difference
Alexandria is “active, outgoing, loves to smile and loves playing with toys or listening to stories. However, she is obstinate sometimes. Her closest people are her caretakers. She is such a cute girl with character”. Not only is she a darling girl but she has character too! She has a strong passion for studying and likes to help clean. She enjoys paper folding, drawing and listening to stories. Alexandria sounds like a confident and capable child who recently turned 5 years old. She was admitted to her SWI when she was a newborn and has not been in foster care.
Alexandria needs parents that are comfortable with DSD (Development of Sexual Disorders). Her chromosome test states she is a girl. An ultrasound could not find a uterus but it also did not find prostrate either. Children with this special need vary greatly in their presentation.
Alexandria’s reports share:
II. Condition on Growth and Development
The report on chromosome inspection done on Apr.27 2011 showed that the result of G band karyotype analysis was 46, XX. The report on ultrasonic examination done on Jun.9 2011 in No.1 People’s Hospital showed that there was no echo of either womb or prostate in her pelvic cavity.
With the meticulous care of the caretakers here, she could follow her sight with moving object when she was 2-3 months old. When she was 4-5 months old, she could turn from lying on her back to lying on her side. She could rise up her body above chest with the support of her hands. If you play with her, she would smile to you. When she was 6-7 months old, she could turn around and grasp toys that she saw with her left hand. She could sit up with her back leaning on object and would be excited when she saw food. When she was 8-10 months old, she could sit up and play and drink milk with bottle on her own. When she was happy, she would produce the sound as “Dada” or “Yiya” aloud.
When she was 11-13 months old, she could stand up with hands holding on objects and imitate movements including clapping hands and waving hands to say goodbye. She could feed herself. If she heard people call her, she would look around to find them or stretch her arms to others in order to ask them to hold her. When she was 1.5 years’ old, she was able to stand up and sit down or stand for a while. She could walk with a little help or put little things into container. She was able to play with children and was cooperative with putting on clothes. Besides, she learned to take off shoes and socks by herself. She could also eat with spoon with the help of others.
When she was 2.5 years old, she could sit on chair, ride a cock horse, kick static ball with foot, drink beverage with straw and turn the handle to open the door. She liked to play games with children, including push toy car and building block. When she was 3 years old, she could run and take off simple clothes, such as shoes and socks. She could also sing songs with children and eat with spoon on her own. At that time, she was able to communicate with caretakers with simple language, such as “I want water”, etc.
When she was 4 years old, she attended kindergarten and learned many things including playing building block, playing games and singing songs, etc. She could also put on simple clothes, wash face and hands and brush teeth by herself. She always helped caretakers with chores including taking dust-pan, table ware and stool, etc. she could communicate with caretakers and children with simple languages. She was studying drawing and paper folding in special classes and had already recognized animals on books. She could also write numbers, such as “1” and “0”, etc and sing simple songs. She progressed quick and had a strong ability of self-care. She loved labor working and loved clean. She had a good memorization and strong passion for study which enabled her to memorize knowledge quickly. She loved watching cartoon and actively participated in the various activities held by teachers. She lived, studied and grew happily in the big family of the institute. She is 102cm in height, 16kg in weight, 47.5cm in head size, 50.5cm in chest size and 14.5cm in foot length. She has 10 upper teeth and 10 lower teeth.
III. Routine Activity and Character
Alexandria lives a regular life in the institute. She gets up on 6:30, takes a nap from 12:30 to 13:30 and goes to bed on 20:30. She sleeps sound and likes to sleep in soft light. She takes breakfast on 7:30 with milk, porridge and bread; lunch on 11:30 with dumpling, meat soup noodle and rice; and supper on 18:00 with soy milk, vegetable and milk, etc. Besides, she eats snacks as fruits, steamed egg and biscuit, etc, on 9:00 and 16:00. She has a good appetite and is not picky for food. She has a good appetite and drinks 120ml milk per meal. She is not picky for food. She can defecate and urinate normally. She likes taking shower and takes shower on 17:30. She enjoys playing outside on 8:00 and 15:00. She is active, outgoing, loves smile and loves playing with toys or listening to stories. However, she is obstinate sometimes. Her closest people are caretakers. She is such a cute girl with character.
ANTONIO, male, DOB 8/2012 SN left inguinal hernia, possible right inguinal hernia, hypospadias
Antonio is just a wee pip of a boy. He is completely ready to be part of a Mama and Papa’s heart. He is roommates with baby Milan at the same SWI and they both are developing well while waiting for families. Antonio was found as a newborn and taken to his SWI where he is cared for now. As he was small in size at admission it is possible that he was born early. The SWI gave him a name meaning “good” and “cultured”. His physical exam did confirm a left inguinal hernia but there is suspicion that there may also be a right inguinal hernia. He also was born with hypospadias. Pictures in his file give a good view of his need and will be helpful to specialists for evaluation. Antonio is described as curious and most happy when he is being held and fed. He also appears to really respond to music and enjoy listening to it.
The video link below spotlights this baby boy with the most endearing sneeze. AHHHH. Why, bless you wee boy.
Antonio’s reports share:
On admission the physical exam found: height: 43cm, weight: 1.9kg, head size: 37cm, chest size: 28cm, bregmatic fontanel: 2.1*2.1cm, posterior fontanel has been closed.
After admission, the child’s weight was light, every time he can only drink milk for 20 ml, low cry, seldom open eyes, he was sleeping for more than 20 hours, the child was fed with once milk every each hour. When having milk, the child did not have strength, after sucking several times he will need to have a rest. He needs 20 minutes to drink 20ml milk. The caretaker increased milk volume gradually, and the time for drinking milk becomes longer gradually. At the age of 2 months, he can have 70ml milk. At the age of 3 months, he likes opening eyes while lie on bed, does not cry, he likes putting his hands into mouth, and then look around with curiosity, and he can drink 100 ml. Now when the caretakers make him do passive exercise, he will be happy, he will be very happy when his mother holding milk bottle, he will drink milk immediately when the milk bottle placed near him. He also likes listening music, once the music played, he will be of attention and he is very quiet.
Now his meal is formula, every time for about 180ml, 5 meals per day, time: 7:30, 10:00, 11:30, 15:00 and 17:30. Defecation once per day, urinations about 10 times.
Through the examination in Children’s Hospital, he is now 3.0kg in weight, 53.5 cm in height, 38.4cm in head size and 38 cm in chest size, and he is vaccinated according to the plan.
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AURORA, female, DOB 6/2003 SN post operative CHD, tests positive for Hep B.
AURORA. We picked this privacy name for her because she is certainly a Mongolian Princess. She is as spectacular as the Northern Borealis too. Aurora also means “dawn” and we hope that a new day is dawning for her and that she will find her forever family. Aurora has had surgery to repair her congenital heart condition and currently has only a mild aortic regurgitation. Thats great news! She also tests positive for Hep B and certainly tests positive as well for Beauty, Brains, Bubbliness and Being Brave. She participates in the Little Sister Program of Half The Sky Foundation at her SWI.
Aurora’s reports state:
Now Aurora is put in the Little Sister program where she has learnt a lot of things. Now she could know simple Chinese characters such as “big, small, much, less” and can write down simple words (using left hand and write from left to right). She knows Pinyin such as a, o, e, i, and u. She could recite Di Zi Gui (which is a book talk about being reverent to one’s youth and body) and ancient poems of Thoughts on a Still Night, Spring Dawn and At Heron Lodge.
She knows nursery rhymes of Little Crayon, Little Swallow, Happy Birthday, Thanksgiving Heart and Two Tigers. She knows simple colors such as red, yellow, green, orange, pink and white; knows vegetables and fruits such as apple, pear, peach, cucumber, tomato and radish; and knows simple shapes such as triangle, square, triangular, and semicircle.
She learns things fast upon observation from cognition, language and motor skills of hands. She is an outgoing, brave, talkative child who has strong desire of performance which she is very good at. She could communicate with others fluently. She gets along well with other children and they could play happily together. She could share delicious food with others. She loves helping other children and is a good helper of teachers and other children. She has a routine life and she is well behaved but active and lovely child.
She gets up at 6:00, naps at 12:00 and gets up at 14:30 then goes to bed at 20:30. She has breakfast at 7:00, lunch at 11:00 and dinner at 17:00. Typically, she has steamed bread, congee, noodles, rice with fried egg, dumpling Baozi, wonton, and vegetables. She could eat 1 bowl per time. She is not a picky eater but she loves meat, cake, banana and apple the most.
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BEATRIX, female, DOB 12/2004 SN history of seizures and taking sodium valproate to control them.
Beatrix has a head full of bouncy curls and a joyful smile. Thus, we have given her the privacy name Beatrix, which means joyful. She is an active little girl who currently attends kindergarten. She enjoys her friends at school and gets along well with her foster family. She was admitted to her SWI as a newborn and began living in foster care just before her first birthday. She had a seizure first in July 2011 and is currently taking sodium valproate to control the seizures. The cause of her seizures in unknown but they appear to be controlled with medication. CHI China Waiting Child Advocate Stefani Ellison is very familiar with seizures and happy to talk with families about this condition.
Beatrix’s reports state:
Beatrix is quiet and shy. Under the excellent care of the caretaker, she grew up happily since admission up till now. On Dec 7 2005 she entered the foster family and got along well with her foster parents. Her physical and mental development was delayed. Now she can walk freely and sometimes can walk quickly. She wanted to go to school when she saw other children going to school. In March of 2011 she was sent to middle class of kindergarten, and she could say hi and goodbye with the teacher. She could recognize her own bag, could sing some children’s songs, could count numbers, could know her name; could get along well with other children, other children also liked her. If the foster parent were tired, she would take the stool for them, and also she could ask them for dinner. She can eat alone, can use the toilet herself, sometimes need the help to take off the clothes. She likes outdoor activity. She can ask foster parents to go out playing.
She had twitch without reason in Jul of 2011 and was diagnosed as pediatric epilepsy. Now she is taking sodium valproate. Her condition was stable after the treatment. Now she has twitch when catching a cold or tired, 1-2 minutes every time. She has been vaccinated BCG, OPV, HBV, DPT and MV according to the plan.
She has formed a good living habit from admission to fostering.
1. diet: meat, fish, egg and a bowl of vegetable porridge at 7:30, 12:00 and 18:00;
2. sleep: get up at 7:00, nap at 13:00-14:00, go to bed at 22:30, sleep in her own crib;
3. bath: once per day, used to tub bath or shower with shower liquid or scented soap
Sealed by: The Children Welfare Institute on Jul 3, 2012
BOSTON, male, DOB 10/11/2010 SN bilateral wrist contractures, polydactylism of right hand
Boston is a charming little guy that would bring fun to any tea party. Though his wrists are contracted he has a very good ability to grasp things and he has figured out how to make them work to get what he needs. He will benefit from surgery on his wrists but now he is still too young to have the operation. He is determined and ingenious. He is receiving a good deal of rehabilitation through his SWI and is progressing well. Boston has been at his SWI since he was an infant.
Boston’s reports state:
Boston has finished his rehabilitation training, through bobath, vojita, neurological facilitation treatment and early intervention group class. His training effect is obvious, his physical motion improves a lot, can stand alone, can walk with holding to something, is learning to walk alone, and can walk without help for a long way, although he has limitation to his upper limbs motion function, through our rehabilitation department’s general estimate, it won’t effect his self-help ability. His double wrists are still inward buckling, but his hands have good flexibility, can grasp toys, and can feed himself with some food such as little steamed bun, haw slices.
Boston is active, extroverted, clever and wise, he likes listening to the music, playing toys, outdoor activities, and he has strong imitating ability, can imitate speaking some easy words, can call mother forwardly. In diet, major is porridge and noodle, he has good appetite, likes fruits and snacks.
The sixth finger of his left hand got the ligation on Jan. 13 2011, at pediatric surgery clinic of Children’s Hospital, now his right hand is still six fingers deformity, we will arrange another surgery for his 6th finger of right hand according to his development. Mentioned his double wrists, according to the response of our doctor in rehabilitation department, they have consulted the specialist, and reported that Boston’s wrists can be repaired through surgery, but now he is too little, and can’t fit the operation conditions.
Aug. 7 2012
BROOKLYN, female, DOB 3/2011 SN cleft soft palate, delayed development
Baby Brooklyn has a very cute round face with big eyes and moppet of thick black hair. She has a gentle personality and is noted multiple times in her reports to adore music. A soothing song will calm her and she becomes peaceful. Brooklyn is ready to have her family take her home and be cherished.
Brooklyn’s reports state:
Brooklyn is currently living in the institute’s foster care organization. When she entered the institute, she was so chubby and cute. When we fed her, she ate quite small amounts, and she didn’t much like water. On July 9th, 2011, she was taken in at the foster care organization. Now, Brooklyn is over a year old and has grown 2 teeth. However, she still depends on rice-based formula and milk-based formula. She usually drinks chrysanthemum tea as well as orange juice in the morning and afternoon, and she still prefers that we feed her with the milk bottle. Usually, when she doesn’t have anything to do, she likes to lie down and play with her little hands by herself. She can grab hold of nearby toys. When she is lying on her stomach, she can raise her head. Her little legs are powerful and she can kick and raise them up, but she still can’t sit up by herself. When she sits up, she needs something at her back to support her.
Brooklyn is very interested in sounds. After she hears music, she will become quite peaceful. When you call her name, she knows to turn her head and look for the voice’s origin. Her eyes can follow any moving body. She can differentiate between strangers and familiar people, and when she sees a nanny that feeds her, she becomes very happy. When you tease or play with her, she responds with “n n ah ah”.
Brooklyn is a child with a gentle personality. She is especially close with the nannies that feed her, and she likes to request the nannies to hug her and to play together with her. If strangers tease her, she doesn’t cry, she just looks at them quietly. The majority of the time, she likes to listen to peaceful, relaxing music. If she is crying and music starts, she will stop sobbing. Brooklyn likes to drink a little water at 4:00 am.
Brooklyn’s life is one of balance. She wakes up at 7:00 am, take a small nap at 10:00 am, then a nap at 2:00 pm. She goes to bed at 8:00 pm. During the day, she drinks Yashili milk-based stage 2 formula every 3 hours, and each time she drinks 220 mL. Every 220 mL of formula also has 2 scoops of Yashili rice-based formula added to it. She defecates once a day, but because we use disposable diapers, we do not know how many times she urinates.
Since arriving at the institute, Ai Sha has not had any serious illnesses. Once in awhile, she catches a cold, or varying degrees of stuffy nose, runny nose, cough, etc. After the medical staff gives a diagnosis and treats it, she recovers very quickly. Now, according to the Henan Province Children’s Program, she is on schedule with her immunizations. They also have detailed immunization records.
We hope that after seeing Brooklyn’s condition, she can find a loving household to raise her. We ask that she is cherished by her parents so that she grows up healthily and that she has a happy childhood, as well as a beautiful future! We are also confident that Brooklyn will give your household a bundle of happiness.
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March 18th, 2012
CAMBRIA, female, DOB 6/2006 SN delayed language development
Cambria has just changed status from Non Special Focus to Special Focus. This means that she is able to be locked by single parent applicants as well. She is physically healthy but she is reported to have a language delay. It is not known if it is more specific a speech delay or an actual language delay. Cambria was admitted to the SWI as a newborn and has been living with a foster family since November 2011. It appears that she really likes her foster mother as she follows them everywhere. She will help with the chores around the house. She loves to be beautiful and show off new clothes. Imagine how happy she would be with long hair and sparkles.
Cambria’s reports share:
Cambria supplemental clarification dated 12/26/2012
Cambria, female, was sent to our SWI at 21:35 by the local police station. She had medical a examination for foreign adoption on 6/29/2012 by our local children hospital. The physical exam diagnosis results was no abnormalities found. In a daily life, she has a language development delay as she has a very slow speed of speech, enunciation is not clear and she has slow action of speech.
Cambria growth report dated 8/10/2012
Cambria, female, was sent to this institute in June 2006. Her DOB was estimated by doctors.
On admission the physical exam found: height: 50cm, weight: 3kg, head size: 34cm, chest size: 32cm, bregmatic fontanel 1.8X1.5cm, posterior fontanel has been closed.
After admission, she almost sleeps for 20 hours, will cry when she feels wet or hungry. At the age of 2 years, she can walk, can speak simple words like father and mother. At the age of 5 years, she can eat without help, she is timid, introverted, and she is not usually to speak. She will speak some short words when she has to do. To practice her communication ability with others, she can get the warm from family, from November of 2011, this institute finds her a foster family, she quickly integrated into the family life, she is close to foster parents, wherever foster mother goes she will follow, she is totally a tag. At ordinary times, she can help father and mother do some house work she can do, such as: sweeping, wash bowls and etc. Now she can take off and put on clothes without help, when she bathes she also needs assist. When she is very happy, she can also sing, she can count numbers within 10. She also likes to be beautiful, every time after she cleaned up, and dressed up nice clothes, she will be very happy to show to other children.
At present her life schedule time is: get up: 7:00, 7:30 for breakfast, 8:00-11:00 and 14:30-17:00 have activity with family members and other children, 11:30 for lunch, 12:00-14:00 for nap; add fruits, snacks and etc at 10:00 and 15:30; 18:00 for supper; go to bed at 20:00.
Through the examination in Children’s Hospital, she is 20 in weight, 111in height, 47 in head size and 57m in chest size, teeth: 19, she is vaccinated according to the plan.
CAROLINA, female, DOB 6/2009 SN postoperative hydrocephalus
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Oh this impish lass is darling! But she needs a much better nickname that the one she has now. Currently her she is endearingly called Lovely Big Head. She has had surgery to insert a shunt do drain her hydrocephalus. Maybe she could have a sweeter name as this girls LOVES candy. This usually shy darling will speak up for herself when it comes to getting her fair share of candy! She also cannot restrain herself to bouncing to the beat of music in her bed. This wee gal needs to dance as a sugar plum fairy. Dream come true, no?!
Carolina’s reports state:
Carolina was admitted to the SWI at approximately one month old. Physical exam on admission: height 55cm, weight 4kg, head size 40cm, chest size 39cm, body temperature 37degrees, and postoperative brain tumor (it appears this is more obstructive hydrocephalus than a tumor).
Her date of admission is Jul 8 2009. Now she is already 3 years old. She is just 1 month old on admission which is a female infant in swaddling clothes. The most outstanding character is her big baby head. Due to the tumor on the head, she needs more wonderful care. Carolina had a Hydrocephalus bypass surgery in No.1 Hospital of Beijing University on Mar 30 2012. Although the tumor has been removed, her head is still obvious big. We still like to call her lovely big head child.
Under our wonderful care and love, she has come from a shy and quiet little girl from a lovely big head baby. She can roll, sit, crawl and stand up now. During the period of learning to walk, due to the big head, her weight is unstable; she needs more efforts in walking than other children. She still likes to cooperate with the aunt to walk.
Carolina likes the delicious food. Every time seeing the food on the aunts, she will stare at them without moving. She likes the candies very much. Seeing the candies, her eyes will open big, but the shy Carolina will wait quietly for the candies as a lady should. But if all the other children have the candies and she still does not have, she will not be shy, and cry aloud to express her dissatisfaction, as if saying “why not give me; I can not wait any longer.” When the delicious food in her mouth, Carolina will not waste the food.
Carolina still likes the music. When hearing the strong beat music, she will hold the bed and move her little hip with the beat. Her big head will shake from the left to the right, which is very lovely.
Social Welfare Institute (Seal)
Nov 5 2012
CECILIA, female, DOB 7/2008 SN ectodermal dysplasia
Miss Cecilia needs to live in an area that does not have strong sunlight or is miserably hot. There are so many places that she CAN go and do well. Cecilia really struggled as a newborn and was pretty tattered in body and spirit. As this beautiful girl grew, they realized that she had skin that was fragile and hair that was dry. She was diagnosed with ectodermal dysplasia. Cecilia is a shy girl but does have good little friends and will warm up to people as they become familiar to her.
Cecilia’s reports state:
When admission, her condition is bad, can’t eat anything, her skin is fragile and will break even if touched, she is nearly dying, and the doctors and aunts take 24 hour special care of her, and after a month of treatment of care, her condition becomes stable, but her development is still slow. 3 months, height: 55cm, weight: 4.2kg, head size: 37cm, chest size: 36cm, now she can smile to the familiar ones; 6 months, height: 58cm, weight: 5.3kg, head size: 39cm, chest size: 36cm, now she can sit alone, she will object when being taken away her toys; 9 months, height: 63cm, weight: 6kg, head size: 39.5cm, chest size: 38cm, now she can entertain herself. 1 year, height: 65cm, weight: 6.1kg, head size: 40.0cm, chest size: 39.0cm, can stand and move several steps with holding to the bed, can play easy games.
2 years, height: 73.6cm, weight: 7.6kg, head size: 41.3cm, chest size: 43cm, 3 teeth. Can shake her body when hearing the music, gross motor movement skill develops well, finger fine movement can pinch, grasp, hold after training. She likes to play games, learn more skills through the interaction with teachers and friends.
After admission, the aunts find her skin is different from other children, her skin is more tender and red, and will break even has a little touch on it, and the doctor diagnosed her with ectodermal dysplasia. So her gums has dysplasia, which influences her chewing, and her teeth will bleed when eating hard food; because of her ectodermal dysplasia, she can’t stand the strong sunlight, and her hair growth is incomplete.
Now she is 4 years, teachers and aunts call her Jingjing, height: 91.5cm, weight: 10.4kg, head size: 45cm, chest size: 44.5cm, 20 teeth, timid, is afraid of strangers, will be extroverted when staying with familiar friends, her imitating ability and reception is strong, can do well when learning to do exercise, sing the children’s song and dancing.
Emotional social ability:
She is afraid of strangers, can get on well with strangers after a period of interacting, and will show her kindness and asks for a hug when gets familiar. She has her favorite friends, is a quiet girl.
Can feed herself, can tell the teacher what she wants such as defecation and urination, can put on and put off her shoes, can put on clothes with the help of aunts. Can wash hands and dry them, recognize her own cup.
She likes to learn teachers to speak, can speak 5 or 6 words together and can speak a complete sentence. Can do easy actiongs according to the musical rhythm, likes to do exercise, can make the puzzles and fish. Can count 1, 2 and 3, can put the block to the right position according to its shape. Can recognize red, yellow, and green. She likes to listen to the story, and learn to tell story, can do follows the teachers’ orders.
She likes to imitate the teachers to do actions, can roll the ball and kick the ball. Can walk upstairs one foot per stp with holding to the handrail, can walk and run easily on the ground. Can take the slide, can color the picture, can pinch things, make roll of plasticine, can cut the paper and tore stick work.
Social Welfare Institute
Sep. 12 2012
CHAPLIN, male, DOB 1/2006 SN post-operative CHD, moderate pulmonary regurgitation, mild mitral and aortic regurgitation, mild extroversion and deformity of lower limbs
Could Chaplin be any more charming and enchanting? Impossible! He is delightful like a Charlie Chaplin mini me. Take a look and you shall see. Chaplin is a cheerful and gleeful little fellow who may be small but packs a punch of personality. Chaplin is part of the Linyi SWI and Children’s House International’s new One to One Partnership. Chaplin has giggle worthy videos that shows his spunk and love of basketball, dancing and reciting ancient Chinese poems.
Chaplin’s SWI reports:
Chaplin just had a birthday and is seven years old. He is a primary school student who is lively, cheerful, likes painting, watching cartoons, reading books, and playing football. He is very smart, very sensible, can take care of his daily needs, can express his ideas, speak very clearly and fluently. Chaplin likes to play with the other kids and especially likes school physical education class. He likes to bounce and likes to express himself in the classroom. Sometimes he does good things for others. He also strives to accomplish. In the courtyard he will often help the staff do little things.
The SWI wishes to showcase this boy as he could recite poem, and his drawing is good. Now his adoption paperwork has grown old and cold. The child is getting older, and it becomes more difficult to be adopted. Multiple videos have just been taken to send to you to see. Please download and watch. We wish through our work Chaplin could find certain preordination between him and a family.
CHARLESTON, male, DOB 11/2011 SN delayed development, possible vision impairment
Charlston is a robust and happy baby who recently celebrated his first birthday. He was admitted to his SWI at approximately 4 months old. He loves to wave his hands and kick his legs when the aunties interact with him. He appears to be able to see so it is unclear why there is a notation in his medical about “delayed vision development”. He did have a brain evoked response hearing test and that is normal. It is also not clear why he is described as having delayed development. Perhaps his transitions in his early life have affected his hitting milestones. He is in a very good SWI and is getting excellent care.
Charleston’s reports state:
At admission Charleston was conscious, has good mental reaction, throat (-),existed reaction to light, bad ability to follow objects, no reaction to sounds, steady breath, clear sounds of two lungs without wet or dry rales, strong heart sound, soft abdomen, existed borborygmus, male cunnus when admitted. ABR report: normal ABR of both ears. Admission diagnosis: no obvious abnormity.
Charleston has fair skin and ready smile, likes to interact with others. When the caretaker calls him, he would turn around and find the direction and smile and wave his hands, kick his legs after find her. Every time the caretaker talks with him, he would watch her face. Grasp her fingers and giggle.
Charleston likes to play toys with bright colors. Every time we wave toys in front of him, he would watch it first and then touch it with his hands. When you put the toy in her hand, he would grasp it firmly and consciously.
In terms of his control head ability, when you hold him straightly, his head could raised consciously, but could not keep for long time, Every time we feed him milk, we touch his mouth and he would turn his head flexible.
He has good appetite, can have 200 ml milk for each meal, adding yolk, four times of milk a day.
He sleeps well, he would sleep sweetly after having milk.
Charleston is updated on his vaccinations.
Children’s Welfare Institute Sep.5, 2012
CHEYENNE, female, born February 12, 2009 SN language delay
This is a dear child you wish to scoop up into your arms and comfort as it seems she tries so hard to do it by herself. Cheyenne has not been in her SWI for even a year yet. At the time she was admitted to the SWI she was estimated to be 2 years old. She has had a rough time transitioning to life in the SWI. She is behind in her language development and exhibits behaviors that could be from grief, or frustration from her lack of verbal language ability. These behaviors are also on the autism spectrum so prospective families need to be aware and accepting of that.
Cheyenne’s reports state:
Cheyenne has been in the institution for nearly a year now. During this year she has often played alone and she is not gregarious. Cheyenne’s cry sound is very loud. She cried during the day and during the night for a long time after she was admitted. She often put her finger in her mouth, cry and walk around, or turn around herself. Her character can be irritable. If the aunties or brothers and sisters don’t feed her quickly she will burst into tears.
Sometimes if the aunt did not meet her temporarily, Cheyenne will lay on the ground and roll. She doesn’t like to sit to eat but walks around the room. She likes to eat finger foods best and she will suck on her fingers. If she is in a bad mood she will suck her fingers powerfully. Sometimes the aunties will put gloves or new socks on her hands.
Cheyenne also has a teasing side, often into the bathroom to play in the water she will get the auntie’s clothes wet to prevent her entering (the bathroom). She might try to hold the door closed. Sometimes she shouts to the aunt, to get her new pants and Auntie will change pants. Usually auntie teases by tickling her waist or armpit, she will laugh. If so teasing her, she would stretch his hands pulling aunt’s hand, or go away, or lying on the ground laughing. Cheyenne also can not speak so when she is in a bad mood she will often knock her head on bed rails or floor or wall. She might calm herself by walking around in the indoors or corridor, sometimes with both hands held in front of her playing.
Cheyenne likes to eat salty porridge, if it is plain porridge, she will spit it out. Her going to sleep at night is not very good, and often she wakes up in the midnight and will cry, and will hit her head to the bed board. After a while, she’ll calm down, go back to sleep. Cheyenne every day got up early get up at 06:30, 07:00 porridge + vegetables, 10:30 Rouyu + vegetables, 14:30 snack, 17:00 rice + meat dishes. Usually she eats meat, soup bones, vegetables, tofu, noodles, bread. She does not like to eat snacks.
Social Welfare Institution
January 30, 2013
CYRUS, male, DOB 3/2010 SN Sacral meningomyelocele; Postoperative TCS
CYRUS is utterly awesome! He just turned 3 years old. He loves anything to do with balls, books and play. Cyrus can RUN, JUMP, and go up and down stairs independently which is fantastic as he was born with a sacral meningomyelocele which has been surgically removed. He is not yet potty trained. At three years old this may not be unusual but since he has had surgery it is currently unknown if he will be able to control his bowels and bladder. It is hoped he will gain control but he may never have it. Cyrus lacks the basic human right of growing up in a family. He was named after Cyrus the Great who pronounced what some consider to be one of the first historically important declarations of human rights. May the right to grow in health and happiness be his!
A recent update dated 3/14/2013 was received that shares:
Weight 16kg; Length 86cm; Head 51cm; Chest 54cm Feeth 13cm
Cyrus could go up and go down steps, running and jumping. He can recognize 2 kinds of colors, loving to read and playing with toy bricks.
He can say 3-5 words sentences, figuring out from paintings, taking out and taking off clothes, and taking shoes off.
He is a boy who is shy, active and loves playing with balls.
He is happy and full of energy.
He couldn’t control defecation and urination and is still wearing diapers.
Updated photos came with the report and Cyrus is the imp in the red jacket.
Cyrus’ medical reports are dated 4/10/2012 and state:
Cyrus was found when he was approximately 2 days old and on the same day he was sent to this institute to be raised. On admission the physical examination showed weight: 3kg, height: 49cm, head size:34cm, chest size: 34cm, ruddy skin, normal temperature, average nutrition, no special findings of the size of skull, soft neck, symmetrical thorax, flat and soft abdomen, no obvious swelling in liver and spleen, normal limbs, no special finding in anus. There was a 3*3cm mass in the sacrococcygeal region, which was manifested as swelling with cataclysm, no other special findings. On Mar.13 2010 he was taken to The Second Affiliated Hospital of the Medical College to be treated. The admitting diagnosis: Sacral meningomyelocele, then he had operation, he was well-healed after operation. Now when he is full there will defecation in his anus, in other time every 30 minutes there will be slight defecation in his anus. Now weight: 12.5kg, height: 80cm, head size: 51cm, chest size: 40cm, teeth: 16.
Motor development: can crawl, sit alone steadily, deft motion of thumbs and index fingers, walk alone freely, walk with his hands holding onto wall.
Adaptability: can bang two blocks together, build tower of 4 blocks, can turn pages one by one, can help teacher to put the toys in order, know names of his classmates in the same class.
Language and social ability: can imitate adults’ words, can speak short sentences, can understand teachers’ any orders, know his body parts and can speak out the manes, can be cooperative when put on clothes, can recognize many kinds of fruits. He is shy, quiet and active, gets along well with others, has a ready smile, is fond of playing games, and he is introverted.
Living habits: get up at 6:30, nap at 12:00-14:00, go to bed at 20:00, mealtime: have milk at 14:00, 19:30, 220cc per meal; appropriate soft rice at 7:00, 11:00 and 17:00, with minced vegetables, minced meat and fish, etc., moderate sleep, urinate for a few times per day.
Comprehensive evaluation: Postoperative TCS, normal intelligence.
Children’s Welfare Institute (Seal)
DAKOTA, female, DOB 1/2008 SN urogenital difference
Dakota is described as “sunshine”! What a descriptive word to describe this newly turned 5 year old. She also smart, outgoing, attractive and loves to play games with other children. She is currently attending pre-school. Dakota is being raised as a girl although her chromosomal karyotype shows 46 XY. She has already had surgery and will likely require more medical intervention.
Dakota needs parents that are comfortable with DSD (Development of Sexual Disorders). Children with this special need vary greatly in their presentation.
Dakota’s reports share:
Dakota was found the day of her birth and admitted to the Social Welfare Institution. At admission she had clear mind, quick reaction, easy motion, hermaphroditism, other items were normal. After admission her development was good and she was vaccinated on time. She received the correction surgery and was hospitalized from Oct 9 2008 to Oct 22 2008 and was confirmed as female.
She was open, smart, not afraid of strangers, can make greetings positively. She is attractive, likes playing games with children, likes watching cartoons. Now she is studying in the preschool class of primary school and can get along well with classmates.
During this period, her physical and mental development is good. She is sunshine and
Dec 14, 2012
DALLIN, male, DOB 1/2011 SN neonatal hypoxic encephalopathy
Dallin just recently turned 2 years old and he was met by our CHI China staff
yesterday at his SWI in Linyi. He is in our One To One program there. Enjoy
this dapper little dude.
Dabber Dallin is getting his walking legs under him and he is ready to GO, GO, GO as his video can attest. Dallin entered the SWI when he was estimated to be 7 days old and currently lives in the baby room with his little friends. As with other children his age, he likes to take things from other children but does not like things to be taken from him! He is outgoing, energetic, and loves to play. Dallin is in the Linyi Social Welfare Institution which is a partner with Children’s House International in the One To One Program.
Dallin’s reports state:
Dallin had a medical check at the time of intake: T 36.9°C, good spirit, some yellow stain of whole skin, no abnormal findings of skull, symmetrical pupils with same size, circular red line around the pupil, no deformity of ears and nose, no deformity of thorax, rough sounds of both lungs without dry and moist rales, heart rate 140 times/min, strong cardiac sound, no pathological murmurs, soft and flat abdomen, no swelling of liver and spleen, not palpable under the liver spleen and rib, umbilical ligation, umbilical cord not fallen off, no deformity of spine, no abnormal findings of anus and recta.
After admission his diet and sleep were regular, had normal defecation and urination, was cooperative in medical care. On Nov 12 2012 body check: cerebral hypoplasia; language and motional development delayed, rest items were normal.
Now his diet and sleep are regular, has good appetite, likes yoghurt, likes apples, pears and peaches, polite, can walk alone freely, can put the toy block into the cup, can turn the book page by page, can imitate the pronunciation, can put on and off the clothes, can understand the hungry, cold and tired; average resistance, easy to catch a cold.
He is vaccinated regularly according to the age.
Regular and good
Staple food: milk powder, noodles, dumplings and wonton, 100-150g each meal, 3 times per day;
Complementary food: half a bottle of yoghurt, biscuits, fruits, etc, 2 times per day;
Life schedule: get up at 6:00, nap at 12:00, go to bed at 21:00
Extroverted, like playing with children, ready to smile, restless, timid, like playing toys on the bed, like bullying children, can cry if being bullied, then happy if giving him the toys, energetic.
November 12, 2012
DENVER, male, DOB 1/2011 SN atelencephalia？ (Development normal but CT scan shows a difference in structural brain development.)
OH BABY!! Can you say S W O O N? This boy is scrumptious and the precious prince of his foster family. He is way too cute for his own good. Is there a bit of naughty in those curious and sparkling eyes? Denver is described as normal in his development. He has a CT scan that shows he may have less volumn of white brain matter. Even so, it hasn’t slowed him down and is not yet manifesting itself with delayed intellectual or physical growth. At his admitting exam to the SWI as a newborn he was diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage. Denver loves the outdoors and is also said to “use his sofa as a playground, climbing up and down”. He is full on FUN and one mighty fine toddler boy. Who can resist this? “Denver pays attention on sanitation, he give his mother the cloth to wipe table after having meals and give his own towel to mother, let her clean his mouth, then kiss his mother or give her a wink.” Oh my, winking already? Get ready girls, LOL!
Denver’s reports share:
Physical examination at admission: Height: 50 cm, Weight: 2.6 kg, Head size: 32 cm, Chest size: 32 cm, Arm size: 9.5 cm, Feet length: 8.0 cm.
Primary diagnosis: cerebral hemorrhage
Denver lived in the institute for 3 months, we placed him in the foster family of the community. He is precious for his foster parents; recently, he gets up at 9:00 am, takes a nap from 13:00 to 14:30 and goes to bed at 22:00 pm. He has milk at 7:00 am, continues to sleep until 9:00 am, has lunch at 12:00, extra meal at 16:00, supper at 18:00 and a bottle of milk before sleep. He defecates once a day and urinates several times.
Denver has a good appetite, a bowl for each meal. He can’t drink drinks or much candies and melon seeds, otherwise he would cough; Denver likes to eat fruits and meat; not picky on foods.
Personalities, expression, hobbies and socialization
Denver is precious for his foster parents, they often take him to play outside and bask in the sun. Sofa is his playground, he likes to climb up and down. Denver often imitates others, seeing others wash face or feet, he would put his hands or feet into the basin, imitates mother to wash face or feet. He likes to take shower, he would play toys in the bathtub, use small basin to pour water and plays happily. But if his mother let him come out of the bathtub after he finishes shower, he would be upset and act cute for staying in the bathtub. He likes dogs, chase when he sees dogs and say “doggie, doggie”, but he is afraid to touch dogs. Denver pays attention on sanitation, he give his mother the cloth to wipe table after having meals and give his own towel to mother, let her clean his mouth, then kiss his mother or give her a wink.
Denver loves to read books with colorful pictures, likes to read books into pieces. Toy cars are his favorite. He would dance when he hears music, shake his body and is very cute. He would give you a wink if you are not paying attention on him which always makes us laugh.
Social Welfare Institute (seal)
DIEGO, male, DOB 8/2011 SN 1. low density shadow like CSF in left frontal parietal and left forehead 2. Possible big occipital lobe or cisternal arachnoid cyst.
Diego is utterly darling. He works very hard at his rehabilitation sessions and video links posted below show him and all his skills. He can walk up and down stairs, understand instructions and basically make the world fall in love with him. Diego had some motor delays and was taken for an CT scan which wasn’t clear if he might have an arachnoid cyst.
Diego’s reports share:
After being well observing Diego’s limb movement and mental development for a few months, he had poor language skills. Now he can walk independently, turned 180 °, the hands can manipulate walking toys, hands can exchange pellets and he can pinch things and take the toy. Diego can put food in his mouth. He reacts to his name being called. He is eager to get food items and will not stop calling “Auntie, auntie,” to get their attention. He occasionally calls “sister”;.
Diego can climb over height of obstructions below the knee, forward trot, kick the ball, do not help things, can squat and stand up; can hold the hand railing and go down stairs. He can listen to the instructions to complete simple activities, such as: put in the trash, pick up the toys to me, etc.. Currently his weight: 10kg, height: 78cm, head circumference: 51.5cm, Bust: 46cm, teeth: 16.
DUBLIN, male, DOB 3/2010 SN 1. Albinism.
DUBLIN may be destined to be a ball player. Like many toddler boys, he loves to throw things. How about we throw him a party as he has a March birthday? We are hoping this is his last one without a family. Dublin was born with albinism which means he lacks pigment in his hair, eyes, skin, etc. Many children with albinism also have nystagmus of the eyes. Their eyes are also sensitive to light. Dublin pictures and video show a genuinely sunny smile. Apparently he is also enamored with cell phones and handing him a phone will help him stop crying. We are calling on YOU to help our birthday wish for him come true. Dublin is in the Linyi SWI and Children’s House International One to One Partnership.
To review his full file, please email Heidi Hawkins at heidigoestochina with DUBLIN in the subject heading. You can also see his November 2012 video at the following link:
Dublin’s reports share:
Dublin was admitted to the SWI when he was estimated to be 2 months old. His admitting diagnosis: congenital albinism. After admission his diet and sleep were regular, had normal defecation and urination, was cooperative in medical care. On Nov 12 2012 body check: congenital albinism, rest items were normal. Now his diet and sleep are regular, has good appetite, likes biscuits, can walk with holding the rails, can use the fingers deftly, can imitate the pronunciation, can turn the book twice, can cooperate when put on the clothes; afraid of light, can avoid the sunlight with wearing the cap.
He is vaccinated regularly according to the age.
Living habit Regular and good
Staple food: diced meat, eggs, milk powder and biscuits, 3 times per day;
Complementary food: biscuits, bread, cakes, milk powder, fruits, etc, 2 times per day;
Life schedule: get up at 6:00, nap at 10:30, go to bed at 20:00
Personality, hobbies and social ability Introverted, timid, afraid of fresh things, likes throwing things, like reading books, ready to smile, can smile when being teased, can laugh to sweat, let him play the cell phone when cry; likes music and looking at the pictures
Children’s Welfare Institute of Linyi City(seal)
Nov 12, 2012
GEORGIA, female, DOB 3/2011 SN repaired cleft lip, possible repaired cleft palate, mild cerebral palsy
Ray Charles sang it best, “I’m say Georgia, Georgia. A song of you (a song of you) comes as sweet and clear as moonlight through the pines. Other arms reach out to me. Other eyes smile tenderly. Still in peaceful dreams I see the road leads back to you.” We need to find the road, and the person on the road, that are leading to our new toddler Georgia. Georgia was found at approximately 2 weeks old and taken to the SWI. As she was small at admission it is possible that she was born prematurely. There is recent concern from March 2013 that she might have some cerebral palsy. Georgia loves life outside in the garden where she can pick flowers and wild fruits. She delights in the birds, butterflies, ducks and little dogs she gets to see there.
UPDATE Notice from provincial University Hospital
Date: 2013-03-18, 7 AM.
Complaint: motor development delay 2 at years.
History: not clear. Weight at 2 month: 2 Kg. Later motor development slow. Able to sit at 1 year old. Able to walk at 1 year 8 month. ?(print not clear) At 10 month old, able to say ‘mama’, at 1 year 2 month old, able to say ‘how are you’. no shake ?(print not clear).
Family history: not clear
Physical exam: ?(print not clear). Cleft lip and cleft palate. Both lungs sounds loud when breathing, no ‘lou’ sound. Hear beat rhythm in order. ?(print not clear). Four limbs movement good. No cooperation in vision exam. Reflection for both lower limbs relatively active. ?(print not clear).
1 mental development normal
2 cerebral palsy
1 increase exercise
2 possible cause of cerebral palsy: from immature birth
Signature of doctor
FROM GROWTH REPORT DATED 8/23/2012
Life routine and parenting method in the institute:
The daily routine of Georgia as follows: gets up at 7:30, breakfast and gruel with egg, vitamin AD, activities(indoors or outdoors);desserts at 9:00, nutrition noodles at 11:00; nap at 12:00,fruits at 15:00; activities (indoors or outdoors); meat and nutrition gruel at 17:00; bath at 18:30, desserts at 19:30, goes to bed at 20:30-21:00.
Personalities and hobbies:
Having been in Fujian Province Rehabilitation center, Georgia received the cleft lip mending operation and the excellent care, she recovers well after the operation. Now Georgia has the normal five facial organs. A little straight nose, light yellow hair with little small volume, big eyes with volume, looking like a doll, very lovely. Georgia is quiet and shy, when called, she will smile at you, specially her smile when turning is very charming. She likes to play the pulling radish games with the aunts, very happy. She likes very various toys, the favorite is blocks. She knows to put the circle blocks into the bag full with the same shape blocks, very well. At the ordinary time, she likes to play in the yard, picking flowers, pulling up the weeds, picking wild fruits, likes to look at the bird in the sky, the flying butterfly, the ducks in the lake, little dog in the cage.
Georgia has the good development with limbs, her movement basically balanced, now she can stand up alone by holding some things. She knows to reach the things on the high place on tiptoe. She can move on the bed with the rail. She crawls fast; she can ride the rocking horse, shaking up and down freely. Her appetite and amount are normal. She can eat more than one bowel of nutrition noodles or gruel, 180cc200cc per time for milk. She likes to eat fruits. She has a normal sleep. She can do the movements such as “goodbye” and “welcome”.
The hope of the institute
Georgia is a smart and lovable child. We hope that she will be adopted by the foreign family so that she can have a happy family to make her receive good education and grow up happily. We wish she will return to the big family which once raised her up —- Wish she will have a beautiful future.
Social Welfare Institute Director: XXX
HAMILTON, male, DOB 5/2011 SN congenital blockage of middle and lateral aperture of fourth ventricle.
Hamilton is an extremely handsome fellow! He has normal intellectual and physical development although his brain CT scan shows a brain formation difference. Hamilton was seriously malnourished at his admission to the SWI when he was approximately 5 months old. He has truly grown into a thriving and happy little boy. He loves to throw toys and giggle at his skill. Hamilton will be an awesome son and little brother!
Hamilton’s reports state:
2) Body and intellectual development
Lian Xiaoying has normal body and intellectual development. On admission when he was sitting with support, his head would lean to a side, both legs were not with strength, could not support his body up, hoarse cry, eat a little bit. At the age of 6-7 months, his face was gradually becoming reddish, when lying on bed he could raise up his head steadily, could grasp toys placed in his hand, when teased he can smile.
At the age of 8-9 months, he can roll over freely, he can keep his head vertical when sit with supported, when lying on ground he will try to crawl forward with his limbs, when seeing strangers he will cry. At the age of 10-11 months, he can sit along steadily, he can grasp the bed railing, can knee sitting, he knows his name. At the age of 12-13 months, he can finish all kinds of actions flexibly and coordinately, he likes picking up toys near him and then throws away. Seeing rolling toys, he will giggle.
At the age of 14-15 months, when holding the railing to stand, and then he can sit down, he can use one hand to hold the bed railing to stand, and turn his body around, if he finds his aunt he will smile. Now he can stand alone for seconds, when hand held he can make steps, he can lower down and bend waist to pick up things with holding the bed railing, he can hold the milk bottle to him and drink milk without help, he can call on aunties on his own initiative. When aunt says his name he will repeat it.
3. Medical history
On admission he suffers severe dystrophy and infantile malnutrition, after the care of medical staff he gradually recovered, since rehabilitation to now, Hamilton has not had serious disease. He has suffered cold or fever, nasal obstruction and nose running on various levels occasionally and by the treatment the illness was resolved and he recovered soon. Sometimes he had symptoms of gastrointestinal tract such as diarrhea. By symptomatic treatment he recovered soon. He is not allergic to drugs. Recently he is diagnosed as: congenital the middle and lateral aperture of fourth ventricle blockage by People’s.
Sealed by: Welfare Institute
Hendrix, male, DOB 05/2011, SN poor structural development of left cerebrum
It’s okay baby Hendrix! After viewing the video it is apparent we should have named him Hyde, or more appropriately Try-To-Hyde. Hendrix is not impressed with those trying to get in his face nor does he wish to be part of the spotlight during the recent Hunan Journey of Hope camp. Hendrix has an abnormal brain scan but his reports that he is developing “normally” although it also states he has weakening on his right side. Note that he is in a walker in the video and at the time of filming in April 2013 he would have been 23 months old…and very capable of making a quick get-away! Hendrix was admitted to the SWI as a newborn. He is a handsome and chubby little boy who in more secure situations likes to smile, play games and be an all around cutie pie.
His reports share:
Upon admission, height 48cm, head size 36cm, chest size 35cm and weight 2.7kg .
Since admission, according to his state on admission, Hendrix was supplemented appropriate vitamins according to plans. Under doctor’s correct guide, he received some recovery treatment. Under the excellent care and nurture of our SWI, the child has normal development and now he is 65cm in height, 41cm in head size, and 44cm in chest size and 9kg in weight. He has regular routine life. He gets up at 8:00, goes to bed at 22:00 and naps at11:00-15:00. He defecates once at 8;30 everyday. He has 3 meals per day at 8:00, 12:00, 17:00 mainly has rice, milk paste which is mixed with milk and rice cereal, good appetite, likes to eat vegetable and mashed meat, not eat spicy and salty food.
He is favorable, no matter who call him, he will smile at you. Though (he has) poor development of left cerebral, he is same as normal child, knows adult’s words, use limbs to express his meaning; as poor development of left cerebral affect his right physical development, according to doctor’s advices we massage him every day. Now his right hand can do minor motor, right feet can move, we believe under our excellent care, he can become more normal; he likes to listen and talk, play games, especially tamasha on TV. He is a obedient boy, no matter nap at noon or in the night, he lying on his own bed and fall sleep for a while.
Hendrix is a cute and obedient baby.
Agreed to be adopted
Sealed by: Social Welfare Institute Mar.12 2012
HONOR, female, DOB 10/2004 SN Delayed Development
Honor is an extremely captivating girl who has grown so much. Her photos catch your attention as she seems to speak to you with her eyes. Institutional life has been difficult for this delicate girl. Her development was seriously delayed and in reports from 2009. There were behaviors that appear like those on the Autism Spectrum though those behaviors seem to be dimishing as she matures. She does have friends and enjoys playing with them. She will interact with the adults around her. Her written reports are nearly 2 years old but she has current video taken at the Hunan Journey of Hope Camp in April 2013.
After admission we took her to the hospital to have the overall examination, she has a lot of erythemas on her skin, and others are normal; she is a healthy infant. Since admission she has been vaccinated BCG, HBV, DPT, OPV, MV and JEV.
The current situation:
Diet: after admission we plan the feeding methods in different period for her according to her physical state. She has three meals a day; breakfast: noodle, porridge added steamed bun; lunch and dinner: mainly rice mixed chicken, egg, fish, meat and vegetables; and mixing some fruits. She is up to science diet and nutrition reasonable; mealtime: 8:00, 12:00 and 17:30.
Living: get up at 7:00, go to bed at 19:30; good health habits; strict to take a bath in the morning or evening; clothes and quilt are changed frequently.
Physical development: Honor now is more than 6years; she is 111cm in height, 47cm in head size, 52cm in chest size, 17cm in weight and 16cm in feet length. Her physical development is normal.
Mental development: on Nov.16 2009 she was sent to Children’s Hospital to have Gesell test, and the result showed severe development delayed. The child’s mental development was delayed. Before she was 4years old, she always likes to go round in circles or play alone or shake her body to left or right; sometimes she will cry or laugh without reasons. Now she is better than before, but sometimes it (behaviors) will occur. She can know adult’ speaking, can follow adult’s order, for example, she carries some small things for adults. Now she can play with children together.
Motion development: she can walk alone steadily; can go upstairs and downstairs; can climb up to the high place to catch the objects; can have a meal with the spoon.
The child is simple and honest, and is timid. She is delicate and pretty, and is a honest and kind, rustic and lovely girl.
Jessalin, female, DOB 12/2009, SN Hep B+, Language Delay
There are some children that beg for you to enfold them into your arms and make their scary world seem safer. This is how it feels with Jessalin. Her official special need is Hepatitis B carrier but her greatest need appears to be getting out of an institutional setting. She doesn’t appear to be thriving there. Her eyes seem to tell us she is delicate and needs one on one care with a mom. A dad would be great too. Gentle and kind siblings could give her comfort and help her grow.
Jessalin was found and admitted to the SWI when she was approximately 3 months old. Has she ever gotten over that loss? Does she have a special caregiver or friend? Who helps her carry her sadness? Is it possible that Jessalin has food allergies? Is the milk upsetting her stomach? So many questions about this somber little girl.
Her video links are below. Listen to what she hears every day, all day. Listen to the sounds of the orphanage. Do YOU feel overwhelmed?
Jessalin’s reports share:
After admission her diet and sleep were regular. She had normal defecation and urination. She was cooperative in medical care. On Nov 12 2012 she had a physical exam body check and found to be an HBV carrier. The rest the exam items were normal. Now her diet and sleep are regular. She has a poor appetite and only drinks milk and does not have dinner.
She can move with holding the rails, can pick up pills with thumb, has poor immunity resistance so it is easy for her to catch infections. She gets recovered after taking the medicine and is sensitive to the flavor of the milk.
She is vaccinated regularly according to the age.
Staple food: milk powder and biscuits, 3 times per day;
Life schedule: get up at 6:00, nap at 10:30, go to bed at 20:00
Meal time: breakfast at 6:30, lunch at 11:00, supper at 17:00; defecate 1-2 times per day, urinate 6-7times
Jessalin is Introverted, timid, likes playing alone. Sometimes she will crawl in the corridor, does not communicate with other people, does not like playing with other children, feels afraid if you talk to her loudly, does not cry often, generally does not respond people. She is sensitive to strangers and sometimes excludes people.
JOPLIN, male, DOB 5/2005 SN repaired cleft lip/palate
Joplin has a new privacy name. He had previously been assigned to us as part of the Shandong Journey of Hope Camp but as his medical reports were from 2008 we couldn’t do much for him until an update came. Finding out he loves to sing LOUDLY, dance and perform he had to be named after a musical figure. He is named for Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime Jazz. He also needed a new start, a new beginning after a struggle much like tornado torn Joplin, Missouri. Watch as Joplin dances and plays with his friend Chaplin and note how good he is at sharing.
Click here for Joplin’s video 1
Joplin’s SWI reports:
Joplin is eight years old this year and is also a first-year student, his personality is very outgoing. He likes loud singing, reading, and loves to dance. Because of the cleft it has impacet on his speech and his articulation is not very clear, but he can express his own thoughts, and will take the initiative to warmly greet strangers.
Joplin has good physical condition, and often will help other children to put on clothes and shoes. He is well behaved and has a good character. He is a favorite of the staff.
Physical and Intellectual development:
Primary diagnosis: bilateral cleft lip and palate. After admission his diet and sleep were regular, had normal defecation and urination and could cooperate with treatment and caring. On Nov 16 2012 PE: postoperative cleft lip and palate, no abnormal findings of other items. Now his diet and sleep are regular, has good appetite, likes wonton, rice and tomato and eggs, can manage his life and can finish his things independently.
He is vaccinated regularly according to the age.
Living habits: Regular and good
Staple food: steamed buns, rice, baozi, fried oily stick, wonton; 100g per time, 3 times per day;
Complementary food: biscuits, bread, cakes, milk, fruits, etc, 2 times per day;
Life schedule: get up at 6:00, nap at 12:00, go to bed at 19:30
Meal time: breakfast at 7:20, lunch at 11:30, supper at 16:30;
Personality, hobbies and social ability: Joplin is both Introverted sometimes and extroverted sometimes. He can not speak clearly, can adapt well, can dance, such as the dances “Shuyazi” and “Shoujianshou”
Academic performance for school-aged children He is studying in Grade One, performs well, can adapt the school life, can obey the rules, can unite with his classmates; not good at studies but can finish the homework, likes studying.
KELLIN, male, DOB 8/2011 SN congenital anophthalmia
KELLIN can blow some awesome musical raspberries! Take a look at his video and you will see him contentedly using his hand to makes sounds with his lips. When the music begins playing in the background he immediately takes note. He can crawl on his hands and knees and can stand independently while holding onto a railing or a caregiver’s hand. He has a hearty laugh and giggles when others talk with him. Kellin has been in his CWI since he was a newborn. He is part of the Linyi CWI and CHI One to One partnership. Love Without Boundaries recently posted an informative article on parenting a child with vision issues
Click here to see article.
Kellin’s reports share:
Physical and mental and development:
The diagnosis on admission: congenital anophthalmia. On Feb.1 2013 the results of examination showed: congenital anophthalmia, results of T3, T4, TSH—3 are in normal range; others are normal. Now he has routine diet, sleep and average appetite. Now he can crawl with hands and knees and can make sound with hands waving his lip; he can roll over. Presently he can stand with hands holding the bed or the steady stand.
He is vaccinated according to the plan.
Good routine life:
Mainly have the mixture of biscuit and milk powder;
Sometimes add supplementary food, usually with rice flour and fruits puree (banana and apple);
Have milk meals for 4-5 times, 270ml per meal;
Mealtimes: 6:30, 10:30, 16:00 and 24:00;
Personality, hobbies and social ability:
Introverted, fairly timid; fond of listening to music; have a ready smile. Now he can make sound of yiyiyaya. If the staffs imitate his sounds of yiyiyaya, he would laugh; when he laughs, he can barely keep his eyes open; if other children grab his toy, he would cry; he doesn’t like to be cuddled.
Children’s Welfare Institute (seal)
KENYA, female, DOB 3/2009 SN Small Cleft Palate (had mild language and hearing loss at admission to the SWI in June 2011 but appears to have improved through therapy at the Children’s Rehabilitation Center in her city)
Children’s Day in China is June 1st every year. It is meant to be a day dedicated to fun and celebrating the child in each family. For Kenya, this was worst possible way to celebrate Children’s Day. She was left by her family at the age of two years old. Did her family hope that this special day would bring good luck to her in life and in finding a new home? She was left with a birth note so her birthdate is likely accurate.
Kenya loves athletics. She is agile and active and loves to tease with adults and other children. She appears to be smart and curious. Kenya was reported to have a mild hearing loss and language delay when she entered the SWI in 2011 but her 2012 reports do not mention this and state her hearing is normal. She does still have a “mild cleft palate” which does not appear to have been repaired.
Kenya’s reports share:
Description on admission:
PE on admission: 88cm in height, 14kg in weight, 49cm in head size, 49.5cm in chest size, well-featured, no deformity of spine, thorax was systematic and no deformity, no special findings of heart, abdomen and lungs; mild language and hearing dysaudia; mild cleft palate, digitus minimus of both hands were upturning. (not sure what this means) She took paper note with her:
Since admission, she has breakfast: vermicelli, noodles, congee, deep-fried dough sticks, steamed stuffed bun in turn every day, but she likes vermicelli; lunch is main for rice, supper is main for rice; moderate sleep, lying on back when she is sleeping. Sleep time: get up at 7:00, nap for 2-3 hours at noon and go to bed at 21:00. She has some fruits and snacks before sleep, good appetite, not choosy food, has regular defecation and urination.
Kenya likes taking a bath. After a period of rehabilitation treatment in Children’s rehabilitation Center of our City, she can say some simple words.
Characters and hobbies:
She is extroverted, clever, active and lovely. She likes playing in outdoors best, likes teasing with adults and she likes sports.
She is healthy and beautiful.
LANCASTER, male, DOB 2/2011 SN hearing loss (mild?)
What a grand little man!! Lancaster is a gregarious wee fellow who loves to be kissed with a face that is OH SO KISSABLE! Lancaster was admitted to his SWI on July 4th 2011 and he is bound to be a delightful Yankee Doodle Dude. Lancaster is reported to have a hearing loss but the there is no graph to show the actual hearing results. It appears that his loss is mild to moderate. He is babbling, starting to speak and can respond to sound. He is in the Lanzhou Social Welfare Institution which is partners with Children’s House International in the One To One Program. (Please note that EVERY medical for EVERY child from the SWI notes a developmental or growth delay and most are noted as anemic. ???)
Lancaster’s reports state:
At admission, Lancaster had a clear mind, good spirit, poor reaction, moderate nutrition, light reflex existent, no abnormal findings of spine, physiological reflex existent, pathological reflex not educed, hearing impariment. After admission he was vaccinated according to plan.
At present he is 74cm in height, 7.8kg in weight, 45cm in head size, 44.5 cm in chest size. He is active and restless, can sit and crawl, can hold things, can speak simple words, likes smiling and watching cartoon, likes being touched and kissed, likes being praised, curious with fresh things, can get along well with children.
He has regular diet and sleep schedule, uses the diaper, defecates once per day, urinates several times and has deep sleep in the night.
He has not been found to have allergy of food and also not found allergy to medicine.
Diet condition: staple food mainly on milk, rice, noodles, porridge, vegetables and meat, 3 meals per day, complemented with fruits, biscuits, snacks, etc; like sweet food, good appetite.
On Nov 7 2012 he did PE in No. 2 Hospital of Lanzhou University and his examination results were normal except hearing impairment, development delayed and anemia.
Sealed by: Children’s Welfare Institute of Lanzhou City
Dec 20, 2012
LANDON, male, DOB 5/2007 congenital deafness
Give Landon blocks and he loves to build! Landon is an active boy who is physically meeting standards. He was apparently with his birth family until he was nearly two years old and currently lives with a foster family. He has basic communication skills but due to his deafness does not speak. Landon is at the Lanzhou SWI in Gansu province which is a One to One Partner with Children’s House International.
Landon’s reports state:
On admission Landon had conscious mind, and average spirits, average reaction, no abnormalities of spine, physiological reflex exists, and the pathological reflex is not educed. After admission he has got all of the vaccines in due time.
Presently the child is 90.5cm in height, 11kg in weight, 49cm in head size and 43.5cm in chest size. The child is active, restless, can walk and jump, can go upstairs and downstairs without help, can wash his hands alone, can have a meal, put on clothes and shoes, and can have simple communication with adults using actions and respond to it; he can imitate teacher, and is fond of reading, building blocks and playing games; he can get along well with children.
He has routine meals, and continence of feces and urine, and has good sleep.
He is not allergic to the food and medicine, and doesn’t have the history of major diseases.
Diet condition; mainly milk, rice, noodle, porridge, vegetable and meat, 3 meals a day; supplementary foods are fruits, biscuit and snacks; he likes to eat snacks and has good appetite.
On May.31 2012 he had a physical examination, and except congenital deafness and lack of speech, everything was normal.
June 20, 2012
LANDRY, male, DOB 4/2010 SN postoperative cleft lip, cleft palate, large motor delay
Landry is a wee toddler boy who is struggling to thrive. He needs some extra attention! He was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. His lip was repaired in December 2011 but his palate has yet to be repaired. Landry was admitted to his SWI when he was approximately 3 weeks old. For unknown reasons, Landry is not meeting his physical developmental milestones. He cannot yet walk on his own. Landry is in the Lanzhou SWI which is in a One to One agreement with Children’s House International.
Landry’s reports state:
Upon approval of civil affairs bureau of Lanzhou city he was sent to this institute on May 12 2010, after admission this institute published an announcement for claiming in the Daily Newspaper, but in that period no one came to claim him, he was confirmed as an abandoned baby.
On admission he had conscious mind, average reaction, had flexible reflex towards light, no abnormal findings in spine, cleft upper lip through the palate, the physiological reflex existed, pathology reflex was not educed. He has been vaccinated and taken the vaccines on all of the stages according to children’s planned immunization program.
Now the child: height: 80.5cm, weight: 8.7kg, head size: 45cm, chest size: 49.5cm. The child is gentle, can crawl, can use his upper arms to support his body, can sit with supported, likes to be cuddled by his caretaker, and likes listening to music.
Regular diet, keeps good hours, use diaper, and defecate once per day, urine several times per day, has sound sleep.
History: on Dec.6 2011 he had repair of cleft lip, no food or drug allergy history now.
Diet: stable food: milk, rice paste and etc such liquid diet, 5 times per day, supplementary with yoghourt, juice and etc, likes milk, average appetite.
On May.31 2012 he had PE in No.2 Hospital Affiliated to the Medical College, except for his postoperative cleft lip, his unrepaired cleft palate, and delayed growth development all other physical aspects and tests are normal.
Sealed by: Children’s Welfare Institute of Lanzhou City
LANEYA, female, dob 3/2009 SN rickets, growth development delay (unknown cause)
Laneya is described as being an active and outgoing child. She is a lovely little lass who delights in music. She still is not walking which is a concern. She has been diagnosed with rickets but that is the only note as to what might be causing the delay in her growth. This diagnosis is perplexing. Perhaps she is failing to thrive or there is something more significant going on which has not yet been determined. She is currently a part of the Lanzhou SWI and Children’s House Internatiuonal One to One Partnership.
Laneya’s report state:
Laneya was found and admitted to the SWI as a newborn. After admission the abandonment announcement was posted in Gansu Daily paper failed to find her birth parents and relatives, she was confirmed as an abandoned baby.
On admission the child had conscious mind, and average spirits, average reaction, no abnormalities of spine, average motor function of head and neck. After admission she has got all of the vaccines in due time.
Presently the child is 75cm in height, 8.1kg in weight, 43.2cm in head size and 49cm in chest size. The child is active and outgoing, can walk by baby walker, can babble, can drink milk with hands holding onto milk container and likes to be cuddled by the caretaker; she has a ready smile, and is fond of listening to music.
She has routine meal, and her defecation and urination with diapers, defecation once and urination for several times, and has good sleep.
She is not allergic to the food and medicine, and doesn’t have the history of major diseases.
Diet condition; mainly milk, rice, meat puree and vegetable puree, 3 meals a day; supplementary foods are fruits and yoghourt; she likes to milk and has good appetite.
On May.31 2012 she was had the physical examination at the University Hospital, and except growth development delayed, others are normal.
LANSING, male, DOB 11/2008 SN growth development delay (low muscle tension in legs)
Little Lansing needs our help! According to his paperwork he has just celebrated his 4th birthday but he is not walking independently nor is he talking very much. His medical reports state that the muscle tension in his legs is low but there are no other medical issues. He can crawl using all four limbs and walk when holding on to support. Is he failing to thrive in an institutional setting or is there another medical cause? The answer is unknown. But, this handsome little moppet needs an advocate and someone who can speak for him as he cannot speak well for himself. Lansing is currently in the Lanzhou SWI and Children’s House International One to One Program.
Lansing’s reports state:
Lansing was admitted to the SWI when he was a newborn. After a lot of search by the police failed to find his birth parents, he was sent this institute to be raised upon approval of civil affairs bureau. After admission the announcement for abandonment was published in the Gansu Daily. It failed to find his birth parents and relatives, he was confirmed as an abandoned baby.
On admission the child had conscious mind, and average spirits, average reaction, no abnormalities of spine, average motor function of head and neck. After admission he has got all of the vaccines in due time.
Presently the child is 82cm in height, 10kg in weight, 44.5cm in head size and 47cm in chest size. The child is shy and quiet, can walk and jump, can stand with hands holding onto desk and walks for several steps, can hold the toy in hand, can say one and two and can say mom. He is fond of watching TV and listening to music; he can wiggle himself following music, has a ready smile and gets along with children well.
He has routine meal, and uses diapers when defecation and urination, defecation once and urination for several times, and has good sleep.
He is not allergic to the food and medicine, and doesn’t have the history of major diseases.
Diet condition; mainly milk, rice flour, egg, meat puree and vegetable puree, 3 meals a day; supplementary foods are fruits and yoghourt; he likes to eat egg and has good appetite.
On May.31 2012 he had the physical examination at the University Hospital, and except growth development delayed, others are normal.
Lanzo, male, DOB 2/2005 SN post surgical cystolithectomy (kidney and urethra stones that were surgically removed)
This wonderful boy is in the Lanzhou SWI in Gansu province which is in a new cooperative One to One partnership with Children’s House International.
Lanzo, male, was born in February 2005. He is gentle and outgoing, optimistic and friendly, and happy to help others. He shares with others; he respects others, is very polite, and sometimes naughty. He is fond of playing with all toy cars, puzzles, and blocks. He likes reading, singing and following music.
Lanzo can recognize daily used commodities, animals, fruits and vegetables. He has a basic common sense of life, likes to color and make paper cutting. He can count numbers of 10, can distinguish the direction of up, down, front, back, inner and outer and so on. He can recognize most of the alphabet, can put the toys back and can answer simple questions clearly after listening to a story. In daily life, he can respond the requirements and instructions, and can put forward his own needs and ask for simple suggestion. He can express his feelings, and has a good memory. He can respond to tasks quickly and is active in everything. He can get along with the aunties and children well.
Lanzo can walk steadily and can hold a pen with a full hand. In life he is able to put on and take off clothes and shoes, can brush teeth, wash face, wash hands and fold clothes; he can go to the toilet without help and can have a meal, pour water and drink independently; he can help the caretaker to prepare dinner.
Lanzo has three meals a day, good appétit and not choosy to food.
Presently the child grows up healthily.
LIBERTY, female, DOB September 2003 SN right hemiparesis
Lovely Little Lady Liberty was admitted to her SWI when she was a toddler. While Liberty has a VERY old medical file, we have video of her taken the first week of July 2012. SHE IS GORGEOUS and belting out a song with microphone firmly gripped in hand. She is capable of moving well now and shows us how she accommodates the hemiparesis affecting her right side.
UPDATED INFORMATION from AUGUST 2012
height: 88 cm
chest: 48 cm
head circumference: 45 cm
teeth: 22language: able to talk freely and clearly
limbs: hemiplegia (right side), no strength on right hand, thumb adduction, left hand moves freely, walk independently, body towards right side
personality: lively, happy
favorite activities: blowing balloons, sing songs
Liberty’s report states:
Unlike other girls, when Liberty first entered the orphanage, she adapted to the new environment and she ate and slept pretty well. She didn’t cry or fuss, and she got along well with the other children. It was as if she had returned to her own home, and the teachers were all happy. Now little Liberty is bashful, quiet, and gentle and fairly introverted. She can express her own needs, though she is a little afraid of strangers.
She can dress herself, put on her shoes, and feed herself, and she can go up and down stairs on her own. She can jump with both feet leaving the floor. Her favorite thing to do is to listen to the teachers tell stories, listen to music, and watch TV. When she sees a familiar cartoon character, she will happily wave her hands and feet. She will rock back and forth to familiar music. She gets along harmoniously with other children in her class, and at snack times and meal times, she will take the initiative to help the teachers get things. She is the teachers’ little helper. On March 3, 2006, she was placed in foster care, where she has started to enjoy the love and care of a father and mother.
MOLOKAI, male, DOB 4/2010 SN post operative congenital heart disease (ASD), cerebral hypoevolutism, fracture of right frontal bone
Aloha Molokai! This little boy is described as “He is such a sweetie! He has a very mild and laid back personality, really curious and alert.” His pictures and videos confirm this. We gave Molokai his privacy name because he just seems to belong on the beach flashing his cheesy grin. He is practicing his moves on his current “ride” until he can swap it for a surf board. Molokai is attentive and developing well. He is currently attending his pre-school program at his SWI. His videos were just taken on 3/5/2013.
Molokai’s reports share:
Early days on admission
Molokai entered the SWI when he was approximately 10 months old.
Body and Motor Development
At the age of 10 months, he typically rolled over towards right side with the strength of right arm since he had poor functions of left side. He had flexible motions of right hand and often picked up toys with it. At 11 months old, he could hold a bottle to drink milk while lying on bed at the same time he turned around on bed when moving with the assistance of kicking bedrails. He cannot sit up yet, but he could sit in the baby chair with armrests to eat meals. At 12 months old, he often held a toy and banged it. He would touch anything he was interested in and even bite it. At 13 months old, he could lie prone with the assistance of a caregiver, at which time he could hold up head and shoulders and he could roll over from prone to side-lying position easily. At 14 months old, he could clap on a table heavily, open hands to put down toys at hands and grasp things to eat. At 15 months old, he often sat on a chair and stepped down heavily. When feeding him, he would wave hands and feet, and move forwards to a caregiver and hold her wrist which held the bowl towards himself. At 16 months old, he could sit up when holding onto both hands yet he cannot sit for long time, otherwise, he cannot sit stably. He liked sitting on a chair and playing and he could lower down head to look for dropped toys. At 17 months old, he could roll over freely on ground and even roll to the toys he was interested. He could also hold a ball and roll over. At 18 months old, he could sit alone when holding onto his knees while playing. He liked riding on a wooden horse. Initially he needed help from a caregiver, and then he could play the horse by himself. At 19 months old, he could sit nearby the bed edge to play when holding onto bedrails. He often stretched his feet out to kick while shaking head with smiles. At 20 months old, he could crawl fast and roll over fast with flexible motions. When lying prone, he could arc his body easily. At 21 months old, he could stand up while holding onto handrails and sway his body happily and he could gradually sit down rather than just sit suddently.
Language and emotion
At the age of 10 months, Li Xinyu was curious towards the things around him and he always wanted to touch the things he saw. He would play his favorite toys for long time, if you got it away from him, he would cry. At 11 months old, he could select colorful toys among lots of toys to play. When he played happily he made “ah-ah” sound aloud. At 12 months old, he would make “heng-heng” sound to familiar caregivers to attract their attention, and then, they would stop to play with him happily. At 13 months old, he could grab a toy with other children, if he failed to do so, he would cry. He knew how to protect his belongings in that he would hold his toy firmly at hand if you tried to get it from him. At 14 months old, he has had complicated moods; if he was happy, he made “ge-ge” sound happily and loudly; if he was mad, he cried aloud; if he was impatient because a caregiver fed him food slower, he would throw temper. At 15 months old, he was very interested in the things in his surroundings. He would open widely his eyes and stare at interesting things. He could touch fresh new toys gently rather than clapping them. At 16 months old, he knew his name, and he could turn over head to look around when calling him. He had sharp hearing in that he would wait eagerly the caregivers who were talking but had not appeared. At 17 months old, he could play with strangers and familiar persons as well as other children. He liked pulling of other children’s clothes and sitting close with them. At 18 months old, he liked musical toys. If he found that it was hard to make a toy move, he would throw it away angrily. He liked fresh new things and he would try to get them as soon as possible happily. At 19 months old, he knew how to drive a toy car, and initially he was kind of afraid but still loved playing it, with the encouragement of a caregiver, he could drive it bravely and go anywhere in the room so long as a caregiver was behind him. At 20 months old, he has become talkative in that he would play while babbling. He also had his cherish things in that he would check if his favorite doll was still there when he got up. At 21 months old, he has strong personality. When he is happy, he would talk and smile with caregivers; if he is unhappy, he would cry. He likes being praised and so long as a caregiver comforts him with good words, he would smile and be close to her.
Molokai was weak when admitted to the institute, under the excellent care of the caretakers, his physical condition got better gradually. On 2011-7-7, under the care and help of the “Tomorrow Plan of Operative Rehabilitation of Disabled Orphans”, he had the operations of ASD repair, TAPVC correction done successfully at the TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital in Tianjin and he was discharged on 2011-7-20. on 2012-2-10, he had the skull CT check done, which showed: Interrupted right frontal bone and parietal bone; right temporoparietal softening sinus; cerebral hypoevolutism. He has good growth and development in our SWI. Occasionally, Molokai gets URI, catches cold, has diarrhea and papula, at which time he recovered soon by the treatment of the medical staff in the institute. He has not been found any medicine or food allergies yet.
ROMA, female DOB 5/2006 SN mild cerebral palsy affecting lower limbs (weakness but can walk independently) language delay
Roma! We have been waiting for you! Roma is currently in the rehabilitation center in Ruzhou, Henan province. In March 2012, Stefani Ellison from Children’s House International was able to meet Roma. She is not a child that one would ever forget! Roma is bright eyed, curious, outgoing and bossy too. She followed the visitors around and helped pass out treats to the other children. She even made sure that everybody got their fair amount and would “help” the other children wait their turn through her words and actions. She would fetch things for the staff and for other children. Roma can walk without a walker or support. She had a shuffle and exhibited weakness in her lower legs but was able to get around well. She was frankly, delightful. The impression this child gave was that she is determined too which is a good thing in her working with her challenges.
Reading Roma’s finding information is just sad. She was left on a train when she was estimated to be 3 years old and taken to the SWI at the closest stop, such a traumatic thing for this little girl who was malnourished when left behind. Roma was in her SWI for a year and then sent to the rehabilitation hospital when she now participates in physical therapy, message, acupuncture, Chinese medicine and has lots of encouragement and support. When the CHI staff met her she had been at the respected center for 11 months and had made tremendous progress.
All the children in this group are named for places as they need to be “going places” and Roma was named for the amazing city in Italy. The treasures there may be crumbling and imperfect on the outside but are admired and respected as spectacular. This is Roma.
Roma’s reports share:
After admission Roma was offered patient care, on Apr.6 2011 she was sent to Jingeng Hospital of Ruzhou to treat by this institute, on admission she was 4 years and 11 months old, language development barriers, mental delay, bad nutrition, weight: 14kg, head size: 46cm, chest size: 53cm, height: 98cm, completed all kinds of check items. After diagnosed her condition, she is treated with Chinese medicine and rehabilitation physical therapy. Under caretakers’ patient care, now she can understand simple language, likes following with doctors to go the rounds of the wards, can ask for biscuits, likes dressing nice clothes, can dance with music. Her living schedule is fairly regular, eats on time, 3 stable meals per day, and 2 supplementary meals, every meal she can eat 400ml, she is healthy, no other disease.
She has bath 1-2 times per day in summer. An Xiaohe is lovely, we hope her find a wonderful family.
Social Welfare Institute of Anyang City (Seal)
SHAD, male, DOB 4/2008 SN post-operative ectopia vesicae, postoperative anaspadias.
(Such a patient little fellow!)
Is there a more focused for charming artist than Shad? He is one determined and cute paper cutter as his pictures confirm. Shad was born with an exposed bladder and it was repaired when he was a newborn. Shad has very rich facial expressions along with a strong curious nature. He is growing well in all aspects. He is simply delightful!
Shad’s reports state:
Shad basically adapted to the life in the institute after admission as a newborn. His spirit and diet is good. He was transferred to Jinan city children hospital to have surgery on Apr 30 2008. He was transferred back to our institute on May 23 2008. He recovered fairly well. At 1 year, he can sit alone and stand by holding the objects. He can shake his head. He can sound geegge. He can look at the things in one side. He has response to the strangers. His facial expression is rich. He was transferred to Jinan city children hospital to conduct another surgery on Jun 29 2009. He was transferred back to our institute on Jul 29 2009.
At 2 years, he can walk independently. He can say “father, mother, grandfather, sister” .he knows the common people and objects. He can hold the biscuits to feed himself, diet normal. At 2 years and 6 months, the child develops well. He likes imitating the adults’ speech and movements. He has more limbs movements. Rich vocabulary, he can say “hug”. When taught to sing, he can sing and pat his hands at the same time.
He was transferred to new children welfare institute in 2011 May. At 3 years, he has gone to the primary class in preschool. He is sensible and he can get well along with the other children. He is active and restless. His speech tends to be rich. He likes to communicate with others. He can say the sentence to express his need. He can play the toys independently, such as string the balls, fold the high toys, play the roles. He can have meals and drink water on his willing. Diet normal.
At 3 years and 6 months, he can take the initiative to say hello to the adults. His memory is general. He can speak clearly. His logic and memory are good. He can completely recite many nursery rhymes. He can clearly communicate with the adults. He can say the names of the same classmates. His motor development is good. His imitation is very strong. He can know the colors, fruits and vegetables.
At 4 years, his spirit is well and develops well. He responds quickly. He can freely express his own willing and he likes dancing to the music. He likes playing toys. He has strong curiosity. He likes asking questions. He can recite 2-3 ancient poems. He knows the weather. He knows the meaning of big, small. He knows his own names. He can hold the pen to draw lines. Movement is normal. He can jump with two feet, feet tip follows foot heel tightly. He can walk in the opposite direction. He can do with the daily life. He can wash his hands. He can put on and off the clothes.
The child’s intelligence develops well. His physical situation develops well. His motor coordination and balance ability is normal.
Children’s welfare institute official seal
Aug 10 2012
SHANAHAN, male, DOB 8/2007 SN repaired hypospadias and anal atresia
My soul, Shanahan is simply divine. His video, with the bow after is performance, is a must see and can be found at the following link
He is described as “extroverted, active and restless, loves listening to music and playing toys (kitty). He is talkative, social, has a quick smile. He loves reading picture books, outdoor activities. He has good spirit and has sense of freshness to life. He likes communicating with others and he could adjust fast to new things and environment.” It is easy to imagine this little boy playing with siblings and following a Daddy and Mommy around. How sad that he knows the song, “Only Mother is the One Nice to Me” and he doesn’t have one.
Shanahan’s reports are over a year old and need updating but state:
Physical and mental development:
The physical examination on admission for the abandoned baby boy was good general state. He had congenital anal atresia, which already had plasty done. He had problems of defecation and urination functions. He had all kinds of treatments and care combined and on 2009-6-4 he had urethroplasty done at the People’s Hospital. On 2011-2-15, he had “chickenpox”, which was cured fully upon treatments. On 2011-6-21, he had abdominal fistulation and urethroplasty done (same as the original text in terms of date). Now he still wears paper diapers. He has a lot of activities in daytime with poor anal control functions in that there are still some defecation left on his diapers. He knows when he should go to urinate, however, he does not go to urinate on his initiative because of using the diapers. During night sleeping, he has no defecation left on his diapers.
Shanahan could eat food and he is not a picky eater, however, he has diarrhea once he eats more green vegetables. He stammers sometimes, but if you ask him to change it, he could do so. When distributing things to other children but not him he would cry. He likes being close to others and enjoys being cuddled otherwise he cries. Since he had the operation done and was discharged in June, it seems he is more sensitive and matured than before and he is calmer. Now he is able to sing songs such as Only Mother is the One Nice to Me, Counting Ducks, Wonderful National Flag, I Am a Frog. He is able to recite Three Character Primer, although he cannot recite fully. He has been vaccinating according to the plan.
Daily schedule: get up at 6:00, nap at 12:00, and go to bed at 20:00
Breakfast: egg, congee, steamed bread
Lunch: steamed bread, vegetables, rice, noodles
Supper: dumpling Baozi, rice, noodles and steamed bread
The food is 100g-150g for each meal, good appetite, favorite food: eggplant and moon cakes.
Personality, hobbies and social skills:
He is extroverted, active and restless, loves listening to music and playing toys (kitty). He is talkative, social, has a quick smile. He loves reading picture books, outdoor activities. He has good spirit and has sense of fresh to life. He likes communicating with others and he could adjust fast to new things and environment.
Education of school children: non school-age child
Singled by Children’s Welfare Institute on Sept.20 2011
SHAMUS, male, DOB 4/2005, SN Albinism
Shamus is part of the Shandong province Journey of Hope Camp the end of November 2012. Video was taken at this time and is found at the following link:
Shamus has no problem broadcasting his smile and being the center of attention in his video. He already stands out in China as a child with brilliant white hair. Apparently he has accommodated to being noticed! Shamus lives with a foster family and attends the school at his SWI where he does well and has friends. Shamus loves to be active and likes sports, especially if they involve a ball of some kind.
Shamus’ file reports:
On Apr.7 2007 he went into foster family. After he went to the foster family, quickly he got familiar with family members, and he get along well with them.
He is fairly extroverted, likes the group life in school, and can get along well with other children. Now he is in the science department of rehabilitation special education in this institute, he performs well in the class, and he gets affirmation of special education teacher. He knows basically colors, he likes sports, and especially the balls games. He can run flexibly, and go upstairs and downstairs freely, he can jump with both feet or single foot.
His life schedule is regular, has moderate sleep, good appetite, 3 meals per day, likes dumpling, fruits and steamed stuffed bun.
Now he is 122cm in height, 24kg in weight, 52.6cm in head size and 59.5cm in chest size, has 24 teeth.
This institute vaccinates children regularly according to the requirements of national epidemic prevention departments.
Children’s Welfare Institute
SHANE, male, DOB 7/2010 SN atresia/microtia of the left ear, questionable hydrocephalus
Shane was the recent star of the Shandong Journey of Hope Camp held in November 2012. Shane is an active, outgoing, energetic two year old boy who loves cars and anything that gets him outdoors. His medical report gives a diagnosis of “hydrocephalus ?” but there are no tests in the file to support or disprove this possibility. Shane can be seen with his nanny in the following video link:
Shane’s reports state:
Admission physical examination as a newborn: T36.2℃, P126 beats/minute, R26 beats/minute, W2.7kg, had conscious mind, and fine reaction, with appearance of premature infant. Ruddy oral lip, no congestion of throat, deformed left ear, the right ear was normal, clear sounds in both lungs, moist and dry rales not heard, heart sound is strong, in order and no pathological murmur. No abnormality of abdomen, no abnormal findings in abdomen, normal muscular tension.
After admission the staff offered scientific feeding and established training goals according to Shane’s physical growth.
Shane’s personality is active, fond of listening to music. He likes playing games, is energetic, gets along well with other children, occasionally he will be obstinate. He likes outdoor activity best, likes basking in the sunshine, likes watching and feeding birds and fish. He can put a block onto a cup and take a block out of a cup; can turn pages of a book one by one; he can hold a pen to draw lines on paper. He uses thumbs and index fingers deftly, can take off unlined clothes, can express his willingness simply, knows to share, he understands the meaning of hot, cold, tired, and hungry.
Shane has a regular schedule. He has moderate sleep; good appetite, 3 meals per day, 4 times of milk, 240ml per time
Now Shane’s height is 83cm, weight 12.5kg, head size 51.5cm, and chest size 53cm, teeth: 16.
This institute lets him vaccinated regularly as the requirement of the country disease control department.
Children’s Welfare Institute in Shandong province
SHAQ, male, DOB 5/2002 SN underdeveloped left hand.
Shaq is part of the Shandong province Journey of Hope Camp the end of November 2012. Video was taken at this time and is found at the following link:
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Shaq might seem at a disadvantage for having an underdeveloped left hand but he has found ways to accommodate and does what all other children his age try to do. He might do it differently but he can do it! Give him a basketball and see what happens. He has average development physically and intellectually and he gets along well with his teachers and other children. He is described as being brave and of strong character.
Shaq’s file report:
The situation of physical examination at the time of entry: after the medical examination of the child welfare center, the child had the deformity of the left hand. In other respects everything else was normal. This child has good adaptability and introverted. He gets along well with teachers and other children.
Shaq has normal development of his body. in the appearance of movement, can sit, you stand, walk, climb stairs freely. You can do some acts under the guidance of teachers such as dressing and moving the chair. In the capacity of cognition, communication, and self-care all is well. He can study carefully. He can handle basically what teachers teach.
Shaq has regular life: get up at 6:30 (at 5:30 when he goes to school). She lies at 20:00 (at 21:00 when he goes to school). Makes 2 hour nap (for 1 hour nap when in school). Eaten 3 times a day. Between meals we add fruits, milk or other foods. He can eat all meals. He sleeps peacefully. No bad habits when he is asleep.
In March 2010, this child has weight 48kg and 129cm tall. He has the deformity of the left hand. He can do much labor, is disciplined and can obey. He enjoys helping others. He likes the color green. He likes to eat apples and run. He respects his teachers, elders and peers. He gets along well with his peers. He is currently studying the second year in high school. The scores are normal. He has initiative. Although he has the deformity, he is brave and has a strong character. All teachers and adults like him. Shaq has regular life. Has good appetite. He sleeps peacefully. No bad habits when asleep.
Social Welfare Center
August 17, 2011
SHAWNEE, female, DOB: 11/2009 SN post operative congenital heart disease, right side hemiparesis.
Shawnee is a girl on the GO, GO, GO! In the video you can see she finds and open door and off she goes! She has been working very hard in the rehabilitation center of her SWI and is making good progress. She requires further physical therapy for the hemipareisis of her right side. Shawnee can now hold her own spoon and feed herself.
Shawnee’s report state:
The child was about 2 months on admission. She was transferred to the Army Area Research Center to have the heart surgery on Jan 5 2010 which is successful. She was transferred back to our institute on Feb 11 2010 and the recovery of the cut in the operation is well.
After admission she received the scientific feeding, and there is the early training plan. At 4 months, the child’s spirit is normal but her physical situation is poor. Her hands can grasp the toys. The eyes can follow the moving objects. At 6 months, she can move her body, and she can raise her head in 45 degrees when lying on the back. Some times she bits her own hands. She can play with her little hands. Some times she still sounds yiyayiya.
At 9 months, she begins to exercise lying position. She can support the body and raise her chest with two hands. Because of the right side palsy, the lower limb has the high muscle tension. The child has transferred to the rehabilitation area to receive the rehabilitation training.
At 1 year, she can stand up independently but just for a very short time about 2 minutes. The upper and lower limbs on the left side are basically flexible. The right side upper limb’s thumb has slightly improved. She can roll around on the bed. She can raise her head and chest with the support of the forearms; she can support the head in 80 degrees. She can hold the milk bottle to feed herself. At 1.5 years old, her intelligence development is slower than the same age children. Now her physical situation is better. She can roll forward and back. She can hold the milk bottle to drink milk.
The child has transferred to Children Welfare Institute’s new institute rehabilitation area to receive the rehabilitation training in 2011 June.
In 2011 Septmber, the child has gone through the rehabilitation training. With the little guidance, she can complete the sitting and lying movements. She can not sit and stand stably.
In 2012 August, the child is active and restless. She is outgoing. She
Likes to rely on the others. She has a good appetite, not picky. Now she has the consciousness to hold the spoon to feed herself. She can understand some simple instructions she can walk with the helper. In language, she just can sound yiyayiya .
The child’s physical situation development is good, nutrition balanced.
Her everyday life is regular. Life habit is good. The diet coordination is reasonable.
Children’s welfare institute official seal
Aug 10 2012
SHELDON, male, DOB 4/2004, SN phenylketonuria disease (PKU)
Sheldon loves to be part of a group. Whether it be with music, games, sports, or other class activities and programs, Sheldon wants to be a part of things and he wants to help organize as well. Sheldon currently attends a public primary school and is reported to be a good student. In order to attend there, he was placed with a foster family closer to the school. He is described as a cute and clever boy who loves hugs, school, and his friends.
Sheldon’s reports state:
The child was about 3 and half years old after birth on admission. At 4 years, he can express his toileting needs with speech. He can go to toilet alone. He can control the direction of movements. He can kick the ball and sing nursery rhythms. He can recite the simple children songs. He can understand the adults’ instructions. He knows his own name, age and he can string the little beads. He can put on and off the clothes and socks and shoes. He can run with the ball. His step is stable. He can go up and down stairs. He knows himself and other children in the pictures. He knows Triangle and circular. He can know two kinds of fruits. He has 20 teeth.
In 2009 May, the child’s height 98.5 cm, head size 15kg, chest size 48.5 cm, feet size 16 cm. his intelligent development is normal. He is a very clever and lovely little boy. He likes to listen to music and play toys. He likes being hugged by the others. He is a very cute little boy.
In 2010 May, the child has received the education in the Center Education Zone. The child’s every body aspect is normal. He is a sensible and active and cute, good child. His language expression is normal. His pronunciation is not clear. He can finish the tasks given by the teachers and he did it well.
In 2011 June, he was transferred to the top class in a kindergarten in Jinan city children welfare institute new house education area. He entered to the foster family nearby the foundation in September in the same year. He is very loved by the parents and a good example for the classmates.
In 2012 8, the child’s every body aspect index is normal at present. He is prepared for grade one. He is active and he can cooperate with the classmates. He can organize the children to play games together. He likes singing and dancing. He usually performs programs with the children in the class. His language pronunciation is a little vaguely and not clearly.
The child’s physical development good, balanced, action coordination, balance ability normal. Daily life is regular, good life habit, diet reasonable collocation.
SHEN, male, DOB 1/2006 SN mild anemia, post-operative appendectomy, orchiopexy (to descend the testicles) and urethroplasty (to repair bent urethra)
We have video taken of Shen on 2/26/2013 when the CHI China team visited him at his SWI.
Shen lights up a room. He loves to dance and often performs in the Children’s Day and Spring Festival programs. It is very easy to imagine him up on stage and captivating the crowd. He is a talker. He can chatter with the best of them but sometimes he would much rather do this or play with his toys that listen during school class time. He attends the public school and is in the first grade. He makes friends easily and adapts well in new environments. This line from his report is so descriptive, “He (has) sense of fresh(ness) to life” Doesn’t that bring a smile to your face too? Shen is in the Linyi SWI which cooperates with Children’s House International in the One To One program. At this very moment, our China staff is visiting his SWI and we hope to more information about this dear boy full of energy and fun. His file is over a year old and needs updating.
Shen has been in his SWI since he was approximately 2 months old.
His reports state:
Physical and mental development:
In May 2009 Shen had surgery to remove is appendix. Three weeks later he has surgery again to repair his bilateral undescended testes and a urethroplasty to repair a bent urethra. He recovered well.
Now he is able to be self-cared and does something as his age appropriate as well as takes care of younger children. He could sing songs such as Only Mother is the One Nice to Me, Counting Ducks. He is able to recite poems of Thinking in a Quiet Night, Goose, and Hoeing Land as well as Three Character Primer, which he can not recite fully. He could dance and he always performs during Children’s Day and the Spring Festival events.
He cannot pay attention on class and he loves playing. He is very talkative and he could communicate first with the volunteers when they come here. He can wash hands, knows his name and several colors. He loves playing outside. He loves toy guns, building blocks and cars.
Personality, hobbies and social skills:
Shen is extroverted, active and restless, loves listening to music, playing toys and singing. He is talkative, quick in reaction, social and has a quick smile. He likes communicating, playing outdoors and has a good spirit. He sense of fresh to life. He could adjust fast to new things and environment.
Education of school children: he has been in 1st grade in the Primary School nearby our CWI since 2011-9-2, however, he does not pay attention on class. Now he is learning Chinese and math.
Social Welfare Signature 9/20/2011
SHEPARD, male, DOB 2/2003, SN postoperative hydrocephaly
Before you go any further, make sure to watch Shepard in his short video. He has a shy yet stunning smile and you can see he is undoubtedly a fine boy! Shepard is part of the CHI Shandong Journey of Hope camp where our CHI staff was able to meet him and video tape him. He is described as a boy who studies hard and is fond of smiling. We can tell!! His physical, social and intellectual development are noted as normal. He currently lives with foster parents in the newly completed orphanage and attends public school.
Shepard’s reports state
Early training plan has been made for him. At the age of 6 months his neck was soft, responded differently to the different sounds. At the age of 9 months he could make sound, could not raise his head, can grasp the toys and liked to be cuddled. At the age of 1 year he could laugh loudly, his eyesight could follow the moving objects, could turn his head, good appetite, his defecation and urination were normal.
On Apr 29 2004 he was fostered in a family. At the age of 1.5 year he could get along well with his fostered parents, could sit alone and speak simple words. At the age of 2 years his head size was not enlarged, could walk and speak ”baba”, “mama”, “yeye” and “jiejie”, could recognize the familiar people, normal diet.
At the age of 2.5 years his physical development was well, extroverted, liked imitating adults speaking, more limb motion and could speak more. At the age of 3 years he could express in sentences and play the toys, his teeth came out. At the age of 3.5 years he could say hello to adults, tell the differences between strangers and families, his thought and memory were good, normal motion development.
On May 22 2007 he was back to the institute for study and life. At the age of 4 years he had gone to pre-school classes, he could get along well with other children, active and restless, could recite the children’s songs clearly. At the age of 4.5 years he could express freely, good spirit, normal development and quick reaction. He liked singing, playing the toys, asking the questions, good sport skills, bad balance, he could eat by himself, wash his hands and go to the toilet.
At the age of 6 ages he could tell short stories, ask the questions, count numbers, recognize “big” and “small”, make the bed and look after himself.
In September of 2010, he entered primary school and was in Grade One. He could adapt to the school life quickly and study carefully. He was fond of smiling and helpful, could get along well with his classmates.
In May of 2011 he moved to the new welfare institute. His mental and physical development were normal, good balance, has a good relationship with his fostered parents. He has a routine life, good habit and proper diet.
Children’s Welfare Institute of Jinan City (seal)
Feb 10, 2012
QUINLIN, male, DOB 11/2010 SN congenital absence of left hand
QUINLIN is a bright and active toddler who is quick to smile and laugh. He loves to be cuddled by the caregivers and at the end of a busy day will sleep soundly with his precious little right hand resting between his eyebrows. Quilin was born without his left hand but is able to compensate and has learned to adapt his physical abilities to meet his needs. He is described as “smart, honest, and a quick learner” and is able to throw a tantrum to get his way if the need arises!! He has been in the SWI since he was approximately 10 days old. Quinlin is part of the Linyi SWI and CHI One to One partnership.
Quinlin’s reports share:
Physical and mental and development:
The diagnosis on admission: congenital most absence of left radius and ulna, results of T3, T4, TSH—3 are in normal range; others are normal. Now he has routine diet, sleep and good appetite; he can have a meal alone, and would make sound of “Ha” to open his mouth to his favorite food on his own initiative; he can imitate sounds, can be cooperative when put on clothes, can turn book pages, can use thumbs and index fingers deftly; he has normal intelligence and can learn quickly to the unknowns by short training.
Staple food: rice, steamed bun, noodle, dumplings, Baozi, vegetable; have 100-150g per meal, and three meals a day;
Supplementary food: biscuit, bread, cake, milk, fruit, 2 times per day
Living schedule: get up at 6:30, has nap at 12:00, go to bed at 19:30
Mealtimes: have breakfast at 7:30, add supplementary food at 9:30 and 14:30 and have lunch at 11:00 and have supper at 16:30.
Have defecation once per day, urination 7-10 times per day
Personality, hobbies and social ability:
Introverted, honest, smart, fairly quiet, uncertain temper; his head is back when he loses his temper and he cries; likes cell phone, and be sensitive to sound; have many stereotypy behaviors; like all round and rotate objects; like to make a circle when happy; can have simple communication with the caretakers; like to be held to have headstand; like to run with held; like to be cuddled; like to touch the place between the eyebrows with hands when sleeping; would smile or laugh aloud when playing games with him or clapping hands; he can adapt to the new things quickly.
Children’s Welfare Institute (seal)
VIENNA, female, DOB 12/2010SN Heart murmur (ASD), developmental delay, cerebral palsy
Vienna is a sunny and determined little girl who tries diligently to get where she wants to go. She was first diagnosed as having an ASD but as she grew it was determined that she also has cerebral palsy and developmental delays. She was moved to a private foster rehabilitation center in Beijing in the early fall of 2012. She has been working hard on physical therapy. She still needs lots of attention and specialized care as her development is delayed. She was small in size when admitted to the SWI so it is possible that she was born prematurely.
Video from 3/18.2013 shows just how giggly, determined and resilient this little girl is.
Physical exam on 3/18/2013
Height: 90cm, weight 12.5kg, 15 teeth, physical development is very good.
Assessment of the overall condition of the child:
After about six months of rehabilitation, the overall situation is that there is a lot of progress, her sleeping, eating, and toilet are very regular.
Physical development she has achieved:
Walker assistance for walking, free access to go around the room, and she can get to where she wants.
Walking: also not own walk on her own.
Psychological development: Vienna is a relatively quiet child, psychological development is in comparison to sunshine, in particular, she loves to laugh. Sometimes when she sees things like murals or dome lights she will laugh.
Communication with others: when people tease she will laugh. She will quack like the sound of music. She is not talking yet but will often say “yiyi ya ya oh”.
Compared to children of the same age her development is slow.
Vienna’s 6/2011 reports share:
This female infant was abandoned on January 3, 2011. When she entered the institute, a physical examination found she was 49 cm tall, weighed 2.2 kg, head circumference 33 cm, chest circumference 30 cm, body temperature 37 degrees Celsius, and she had congenital heart disease (ASD).
After Vienna entered the orphanage, she received the best care. At 5 months, her eyes could communicate with others. Her eyes could move to following moving objects. Normally, she lies in her crib. She is always curiously gazing at the world around her. As long as someone is playing with her, she will look at them. She likes for the nanny to hold her. When she picks her up, she happily smiles. When she puts her down, she cries. During the day, she sleeps two to three times, each time for about an hour. She is fed milk once every four hours. Each time she has 80 mL. During the day, she is also given calcium, cod liver oil, and many vitamins. Every day her defecation and urination are normal.
A recent physical examination at the No. 1 People’s Hospital found that Kong Ling Yuan is 63 cm tall, weighs 6 kg, head circumference 39 cm, chest circumference 41 cm, and she has congenital heart disease.
Vienna is an adorable child. We whole-heartedly wish that she can have a fortunate, perfectly satisfactory family.
June 25, 2011