How To Choose the Best Adoption Agency in Indiana and Illinois

Choosing an adoption agency can be a harrowing experience, but a very important one.  Adoption scams are not common, but people who work with online [Read More]


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 adoption counselor.


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 to find a caring counselor — employed by a licensed adoption agency — in your state to help you navigate the adoption process.


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 at best.  I [Read More]


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

If you have decided to move forward with an adoption plan, you may have a good idea about the kind of family or lifestyle you [Read More]


10 Things you should know before placing your baby for adoption

As someone who has worked in the field of adoption for almost 30 years, I realize that there are a few universal truths that expectant [Read More]


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 or sending a text message.  These [Read More]


Celebrating our 20th Anniversary: A Brief History of Adoption Center for Family Building

(This is an excerpt from a speech I gave at the agency’s 20 year anniversary celebration) Twenty years ago, we created something unique; we envisioned an alternative to [Read More]


How to Find a Great Adoption Counselor in Illinois

If you’re an expectant mother, you probably already know that (at least for most women) you have three options: termination, parenting or adoption.  Let’s face it, [Read More]