India Waiting Child: Baby “Nico” Needs a Family
“Nico” is a 1-year-old baby boy with large brown eyes, chubby cheeks, and a sweet smile. He is described as being happy, affectionate, pleasant and has started babbling. “Nico” has sickle-cell disease. This inherited blood disease can be managed with good medical care, healthy diet, and infection prevention. Treatments include medications, blood transfusions, and rarely a bone-marrow transplant.
There are many babies with sickle-cell like “Nico” who are waiting for adoptive families. Please share “Nico’s” story.