Last week, five-month-old baby Arthur arrived at the hospital in Shanghai attended by a nanny from his orphanage in Jiangxi province. Read more.
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Last fall, we were contacted about an eight-month-old baby girl with severe congenital heart disease. Her orphanage had recently sent her to Beijing, but doctors there felt there was nothing that could be done surgically for her.
Luna, as she came to be known, was suffering from repeated bouts of respiratory infections and pneumonia, and it was clear that without something being done quickly, she would not survive. Read more.
This beautiful baby came to us during the last week of 2015, during the season of joy — and thus was named baby Joy!
Joy is ten months old and needs surgery as soon as possible to repair two holes in her little heart which are causing her health to fail. Joy also has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome, and it is fairly common for children with Down Syndrome to also have congenital heart issues. Read more.
Tiny Violet’s life has been a real struggle so far.
On November 10th, she joined us at our Heartbridge Healing Home at five months old, weighing just 2.2 kg or 4.8 pounds. Even with our nannies’ best efforts and special formula and bottles, Violet is not gaining as she should. We hope that she will turn a corner soon, grow stronger, and gain enough weight for her cleft lip repair surgery. Read more.
What a thrill to begin a relationship with a new orphanage! We just recently began working with Bozhou, an orphanage in northern Anhui. Bozhou was just granted permission to begin international adoptions, and so we look forward to helping as many children as possible find healing and then a permanent family. Children like lovely Julie Ann.
Nancy’s father is a farmer with an elementary school education. Although he works hard at farming, their income is minimal and is dependent on the weather and crop prices. Nancy was often sick as an infant and required multiple hospitalizations, putting a huge financial strain on this family.
After repeated hospitalizations for illnesses, her parents took her to two different hospitals for tests to determine why she was always so ill. Read more.