Adult Adoptee Gives Thanks for His Life

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]


“Understanding Adoption: A Young Birth Mother’s Reflections*

*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]


How do I choose an adoptive family for my baby?

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]


Social media connects adoptive parents and birth families

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.


The Internet and Open Adoption Puts Birthmothers in the Driver’s Seat

With the advent of the internet and open adoption services, women with unplanned pregnancies have more options, choices and control than ever before.


A Mom-to-Be: Thoughts from the “Other Side” by Jan

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 by Jennifer J. Pedley, MJ

A Birthmother’s reflections of her open adoption 21 years later.