Is 24 yrs old; African-American and Caucasian; 5’5”; brown hair; hazel eyes. She believed she has Native American ancestry – Kickapoo. Bryanna is Medi-Cal eligible; (gender currently unknown); no cigarettes, drugs or alcohol.


Is 28 yrs old; Caucasian; 5’5″; 125 lbs; brown hair; hazel eyes; no Native American ancestry; has a university degree; post-university employment discontinued due to grant de-funding; no alcohol, and no drugs during pregnancy; yes cigarettes (2 per day); interests include surfing/swimming.


30 years old, recently arrived in U.S. from China with 6-mo-old son, Victor; plans to remain in U.S. and continue education; is married to and residing with Victor’s birth father, Kevin, who also immigrated to U.S. from China.


16 years old, a high school honors student (10th grade, this fall); baby’s gender currently unknown.


18 years old; 5’1,” 165 lbs, brown hair, brown eyes. C describes herself as “Asian-Korean and German/Irish/Italian.” No drugs, alcohol or cigarettes.


28 yrs old; is a nursing student at Sac City College; and is a single parent with three children – 12, 7 & 4 years old.


Carla and her baby’s birth father Arthur are 19 years old. Carla and Arthur attend junior college and both participate in track and field.


Is 25 yrs old; African American and Caucasian; 5’5″; brown hair; hazel eyes. She has Native American ancestry – Kickapoo.