IAC Open Adoption Magazine

The IAC formerly published a quarterly magazine full of inspirational stories and adoption news. Below is an archive of past issues. Download the PDFs to learn about open adoption from all perspectives. In 2012 IAC transitioned to digital newsletters delivered via e-mail.

Winter 2012
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Transracial Adoption: Caucasian Parents on Raising their African American Son
  • - Guncles Adoption Mentoring Service
Fall 2011
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Adoptive mothers and birthmother bond through open adoption
  • - Adoptive family bonds with birthmother and birthfather before birth
Summer 2011
  • Featured Articles:
  • - From Facebook to Family
  • - Triple Mother Love
  • - Wait Time Statistics
  • - Naming a Child in Open Adoption
Spring 2011
  • Featured Articles:
  • - IAC Opens Texas Office
  • - Marketing in Adoption
Winter 2011
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Human Rights Campaign Recognizes IAC for Best Practices in LGBT Adoption
  • - Media Spotlight: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Fall 2010
  • Featured Articles:
  • - An "Older" Adoptive Mother Discusses Open Adoption
  • - Finding Birthfathers in California
Summer 2010
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Impact of Openness on Adopted Children: What the Research Shows
  • - Adoption Diaries Documentary Series
  • - 2009 Annual Report
Spring 2010
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Transracial Adoption
Winter 2010
  • Featured Articles:
  • - First Comprehensive Overview of U.S. Adoption
  • - Birthparents of iheartadotpion
Fall 2009
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Tragic End to One Pregnancy and then Joy of Adoption
  • - Friend of a Friend Introduces Couple to Birthmother
Summer 2009
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Birthmother, Birthfather and Adoptive Parents Tell their Stories
  • - Adoptive Families Share Their Open Adoption Stories
Spring 2009
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Adoptive Breastfeeding
  • - Birthmother Stereotypes
Winter 2009
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Lesbians and Gay Men Raising Opposite Sex Children
  • - Adoptive Family Attends Birthmother's Wedding
Fall 2008
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Steve & Kelli's Most Excellent Open Adoption Adventure
  • - The Choice that Made all the Difference
  • - Study Shows High Adoptive Parent Satisfaction in Open Adoptions
Summer 2008
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Love is Bigger than Biology
  • - Having a Little Brother Makes Me Happy
  • - Brody's Adoption Story
Spring 2008
  • Featured Articles:
  • - All You Need Is Love: Taking Flight with Ben
  • - Open Adoption History
Winter 2008
  • Featured Articles:
  • - Adoption and Self-Esteem
  • - Out in Open Adoption