Posts Tagged ‘china adoption’

Adopting a Child with a Cleft Lip and Palate

There currently 3 boys born with cleft lip/palate waiting to find famileis through one of our popular programs in Asia.  My own brother was born with this need and in my personal experience, this need has not impacted my family or my brothers life in a negative way.  Purusing the web for information to share Read more…

Join Us For Winter Camp in China!

Children’s House International is searching for a few more families to join us on our upcoming family trip to Linyi, China. Linyi CWI is one of our partnership orphanages housing over 250 children ages birth to 18 years in age. This is a great opportunity for families wishing to learn more about the current state Read more…

One Very Little Boy With Huge Determination!

Childhood Cancers

      About 10,380 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2015. While Cancer rates have not risen much in recent years, it remains the second leading cause of death among children.  The good news is that 80% of children with cancer will survive more than Read more…

AMC- Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

{abstracted from AMCSUPPORT.org} Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita is a condition that causes many joints to be stiff and crooked at birth. A newborn with Arthrogryposis lacks the normal range of motion in one or more joints. A joint that lacks normal range of motion is called a joint contracture. These joint contractures develop before birth (prenatally) Read more…

Lower GI Malformations

Close to 4 million children are born each year in the US.  One in 5,000 will be born with an anorectal malformation.  Imperforate anus and anal atresia are two common types of lower GI malformations.  These conditions have no known genetic component.  Like cleft lip and palate, anorectal malformations are birth defects potentially caused in some Read more…

Making an Impact and Working Together

A historic event took place last week.  Both End’s Burning brought together delegates from 20 countries.  Experts, facilitators and country hosts to discuss how we all can better serve vulnerable children with Family care as the core value of the child welfare systems.  We hope this will spark awareness and  change so more children will Read more…

Adopting an Older Child

When the waiting child files come in to the office we excitedly peruse the medical information and photos and scurry to get the word out so that we can find a family! The toddlers are all adorable and the children with more severe medical needs can be heartbreaking. But the older kids, the older kids Read more…

Apert Syndrome-Not Quite Siblings

  Little Milo is just two years old and lives in foster care along with his foster sister Mikayla.  They are both waiting to be adopted and their foster family would love to see them be placed together in the same home as they are very attached to eachother.  Both children were born with Apert Read more…

Special Focus Child Nicholas waiting in Asia!

Monday, September 20, 2010 Dear Little Nicholas is a true 4 year old full of vigor and is ready to go- go -go! He is as handsome as be and has a smile that warms your heart!! He is living just outside the capital city of Inner Mongolia. He is a son of the vast Read more…

“Iron Dragons”

these children have all found their forever families I can’t get thoughts of our Iron Children out of my mind. The courage I have seen.  The will to live I have witnessed. I am speaking tonight as a parent, not as an adoption worker. Running through my mind over and over tonight are the testaments to the Read more…