A Birth Mother’s Open Adoption Journal

This blog is written by a brave birth mother who wanted to share her experience with others. It provides insight and hope to women with [Read More]


Unplanned Pregnancy? What Now?

If you are one of the thousands of women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy each year, then you know that the options you face are difficult [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]


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. For many women, each of the [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]


OPEN ADOPTION: Illinois Family Hoping to Adopt a Baby

Hello, We are Tom and Kristin, a young, happily married couple in our early 30’s hoping to adopt a baby. We are thrilled to have [Read More]


I am pregnant. What Are My Options

Whether you are a teenager, a young adult, or a married women with children, an unplanned pregnancy can be scary and confusing. The situation is especially [Read More]