William is a White British baby boy, he has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is described as having a beautiful smile and smiles lots. William loves his toy panda and playing peekaboo. He also loves to look at himself in the mirror! He enjoys laying under his baby gym provided someone is close by. William thrives on interaction and will try to reciprocate noises. 

William was exposed to substance use in utero. Birth mother engaged sporadically with antenatal care. William was born full term withdrawing from substances, was jittery, sneezy and stiff however did not require treatment. His pre-adoption medical reports he has dysmorphic features, consistent with exposure to alcohol in utero.

William can be clingy to his carer and is unable to settle himself to sleep, needing to be held. However, he does follow a good routine and sleeps well at night. He is weaning onto solids and enjoys food.

William’s birth mother would like him to be raised in the Christian faith.