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The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit
organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing
unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean
recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).


Education
Being educated is an important part of childbirth preparation. Whether you’re trying to avoid a cesarean, plan a family centered cesarean, preparing for a VBAC, or just learning about your birth options – ICAN is here for you! Maybe you’ve heard this before, but there’s a phrase we adore that says: “If you don’t know your options – you don’t have any.” Read More >

Support
After a difficult birth, parents must often cope with the physical and/or emotional scars left behind. Many parents are surprised to find out how stressful planning another pregnancy can also be! ICAN is here to listen and support you on your journey. Moms may face physical pain, emotional distress, regret, relief, fear, or any number of other challenges. Read More >

Advocacy
At ICAN – we support families as they work to advocate for themselves. With cesarean rates at all time highs – we as women must now assume more responsibility for our own births. As an organization, ICAN also advocates on behalf of the families in our communities – having critical conversations with international and regional organizations, researchers, Read More >

Announcements

  • Announcing ICAN of Shawnee and Jackson County, Kansas

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of Shawnee and Jackson County

    Chapter Leader: Suzanne Koerperich

    Email: shawneejackson.ks@ican-online.org

    Phone: 1-800-686-ICAN (4226) EXT 288

    Serving Topeka, Holton and Surrounding Areas

    Thank you, Suzanne, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

  • Announcing ICAN of Southwestern Illinois

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of Southwestern Illinois

    Chapter Leader: Jamie Harris

    Email: southwestern.il@ican-online.org

    Phone: 1-800-686-ICAN (4226) EXT 289

    Serving St. Clair and Surrounding Counties

    Thank you, Jamie, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

  • Announcing ICAN of Fort St. John (Canada)

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of Fort St. John

    Chapter Leader: Amber Bergen

    Email: fortstjohn.ca@ican-online.org

    Serving Fort St. John and Surrounding Areas

    Thank you, Amber, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

  • Announcing ICAN of North Shore Massachusetts

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of North Shore Massachusetts

    Chapter Leader: Noelle Gilmore

    Email: northshore.ma@ican-online.org

    Phone: 1-800-686-ICAN (4226) EXT 290

    Serving Essex County

    Thank you, Noelle, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

  • Announcing ICAN of Northwest Alabama

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of Northwest Alabama

    Chapter Leader: Katie Silvia

    Email: northwest.al@ican-online.org

    Phone: 1-800-686-ICAN (4226) EXT 291

    Serving Northwest Alabama

    Thank you, Katie, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

  • Announcing ICAN of Fredericksburg, VA

    Please join me in welcoming:

    ICAN of Fredericksburg

    Chapter Leader: Leah Cabotaje

    Email: fredericksburg.va@ican-online.org

    Phone: 1-800-686-ICAN (4226) EXT 292

    Serving Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Falmouth, King George and Surrounding Areas

    Thank you, Leah, for bringing ICAN support to your area!

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