Written by: Erin McCarthy We handed them a bag of lukewarm McDonald’s food and some Christmas sugar cookies and they handed us our daughter. While [Read More]
Written By Sheila Quirke We are “in the hopper” as I call it. What that means is that our home study is complete and we [Read More]
Written by Ryan N. When my mom asked me to write a passage for this page I was hesitant. I was unsure of what I [Read More]
*Cassandra recently made an adoption plan through ACFB and has generously shared with us her thoughts about her open adoption. I love my baby girl [Read More]
When making an adoption plan, expectant parents often ask me for advice on how to choose an adoptive family for their baby. As an experienced [Read More]
Many birth parents and adoptive parents are embracing social media and interactive communication tools like instant messaging, photo/video sharing, text messaging, and video teleconferencing, to share information and stay in touch. Carefully weigh the pros and cons and establish some ground rules before you proceed.
With the advent of the internet and open adoption services, women with unplanned pregnancies have more options, choices and control than ever before.
An adoptive mom-to-be talks about her hopes, wishes and concerns as she waits to be matched with a birthmother.
A Birthmother’s reflections of her open adoption 21 years later.