India Waiting Child:  Baby “Nico” Needs a Family

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. 

This is a shared referral. For more information on “Nico” or other waiting children in India, please contact

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