This is a Chinese adoptee family reunion project with multiple professional searchers working in China. They offer free DNA testing for potential birth relatives and share birth relative contact information. Chinese birth families are also able to search for their birth children through this website.
This is a resource page for Chinese adoptees interested in searching for birth family. It offers information and resources for both the adoptive parent and adoptees. This is a beginner-friendly resource for Chinese adoptees interested in searching. They share questions to ask yourself before searching, cultural caveats, technical tools, and stories from adoptees.
The Nanchang Project is a program for creating community and sharing resources for Chinese adoptees searching for birth family. Their goal is to provide adoptees with a greater sense of identity by helping them access their histories and birth culture. They provide a space to connect, educate, and support the adoptee community.
Bao Bei Hui Jia is a Chinese birth family searching site where users can post searching posters for free. Users are encouraged to provide information like birthday, missing time, family seeker characterization, possible memories, etc. This is a great resource for Chinese adoptees or adoptive parents searching on behalf of their child.
This book follows a little girl as she and her family prepare for a new child. It shows the girl’s mother flying off to Korea, meeting the new baby, and bringing her home. It’s an utterly simple, sweet, and child-centric look at the adoption process. This is perfect for children who are about to become older siblings.
This story originates from the ancient Chinese belief that an invisible, unbreakable red thread connects everybody destined to be together. In this children’s book, a royal couple should be full of joy and contentment, but they both feel a strange, worsening pain. A peddler reveals a red thread pulling at their hearts. Eventually, they’re guided by the thread to adopt a child.
This is a children’s picture book that talks about the process of adoption from China. It shows the steps from the adoption agency paperwork, to interviews, to approval and finally being able to travel to China.
This is a true story about life in a Saigon orphanage, a rescue flight from Vietnam to Canada, and international adoption. It tells the story of the last Canadian airlift operation that left Saigon during the Vietnam War. Using personal interviews and archive photos, an adoptee’s journey with adoption becomes an emotional and suspenseful read.