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Trans-racial and Trans-Cultural Adoption

Trans-racial and Trans-Cultural Adoption

Every January we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, honoring the achievements Dr. King made as a leader of the Civil…

Positive Adoption Language

Positive Adoption Language

Most people have a general understanding of what adoption is. Even if they don’t personally know anyone who was adopted or has…

Navigating Closed Adoption: Chloe’s Story

Navigating Closed Adoption: Chloe’s Story

Chloe came into the world on a cold day in October 2011. She was lovingly placed for adoption with Kelly, who had…

National Adoption Month – An Adoptee’s Story of Searching for Family

National Adoption Month – An Adoptee’s Story of Searching…

As we have previously shared on the blog, November is National Adoption Month. A time to spread awareness about the impact of…

National Adoption Month – A Birth Mother’s Story

National Adoption Month – A Birth Mother’s Story

For those who may not know, November is National Adoption Month. A month where we raise awareness about what adoption can truly…

Introducing the ACFB Board of Directors

Introducing the ACFB Board of Directors

Adoption is part of many people’s stories in different ways. From adoptees to birth families, to adoptive families and more, adoption touches…

Supporting Expectant Parent’s Choices

Supporting Expectant Parent’s Choices

“If it is to be, it is up to me.” – William H. Johnsten Considering an adoption plan for your child is…

The Journey to Tucker

The Journey to Tucker

Waiting to adopt can be a long and emotional process. At times it may feel isolating for families who do not know…

Featuring This is the Quarry: Mining Hope in My Quest for Motherhood

Featuring This is the Quarry: Mining Hope in My…

The journey to build a family though adoption is filled with ups and downs. As families go through the home study process,…

Sibling Connections in Open Adoption

Sibling Connections in Open Adoption

Over the last several decades, open adoption has become the norm in the United States. The benefits are clear for everyone involved…

Birth Fathers in Adoption

Birth Fathers in Adoption

Every adoption story involves an expectant mother making a plan to place her child. Much of the literature, education, and overall culture…

Thinking About Adoption? Call an Expert

Thinking About Adoption? Call an Expert

Many hundreds of women contact the Adoption Center for Family Building each year by completing an online information request form

Unplanned Pregnancy? Is Adoption Right for you?

Unplanned Pregnancy? Is Adoption Right for you?

Placing your baby for adoption can be a difficult decision, but it’s an important one that will impact you and your child’s…

Considering Placing Your Baby for Adoption? Choose the “perfect” parents

Considering Placing Your Baby for Adoption? Choose the “perfect”…

If you have decided to move forward with an adoption plan, you may have a good idea about the kind of family…

3 Things that Surprised Me about Open Adoption

3 Things that Surprised Me about Open Adoption

By Maura Vivona, Mother through adoption I remember the first time my adoption counselor explained open adoption to me, I was skeptical…

Unplanned Pregnancy? Considering Open Adoption?

Unplanned Pregnancy? Considering Open Adoption?

If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, make sure that you know all of your options. You will also want…

Considering Adoption? Find the Best Adoptive Parents

Considering Adoption? Find the Best Adoptive Parents

If you have decided to move forward with an adoption plan, you may have a good idea about the kind of family…

Hoping to Adopt an Infant? Five Easy Steps to Prepare:

Hoping to Adopt an Infant? Five Easy Steps to…

Pursuing adoption is a major life altering decision. Most people who consider adoption have first tried other means of starting their family.

What is Adoption Counseling?

What is Adoption Counseling?

The purpose of this blog is to help expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents as well as professional understand exactly what adoption…

Unplanned Pregnancy? Top 10 Questions Expectant Mothers Ask

Unplanned Pregnancy? Top 10 Questions Expectant Mothers Ask

Although every expectant mother has her own concerns and questions, this article addresses the most common issues that are raised with an…

How To Choose the Best Adoption Agency in Indiana and Illinois

How To Choose the Best Adoption Agency in Indiana…

Choosing an adoption agency can be a harrowing experience, but a very important one. Adoption scams are not common, but people who…

Adoption Counseling for Expectant Mothers in Indiana

Adoption Counseling for Expectant Mothers in Indiana

For women with an unplanned pregnancy, there are only a few options to choose from: termination, parenting and adoption.