Black Maternal Health Week (April 11 – 17) falls right in the middle of Cesarean Awareness Month and ICAN is gathering stories to raise awareness of the racism and discrimination people of color face in pregnancy and childbirth. Please help us in this effort!
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The newest t-shirt in ICAN’s awareness line is available now! Purchases can be made through March 23rd here. Available in two colors – graphite heather and ICAN garnet – proceeds will help support ICAN’s mission to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating... Continue reading →
When I found out I was pregnant the first time, I didn’t know much about the process or the world of birth. I did know that I would like to birth with as few interventions as possible. After all, women have been birthing for thousands of years, it should be... Continue reading →
The International Cesarean Awareness Network is powered by the selfless efforts of our numerous volunteers. We cannot thank our dedicated volunteers enough for their cooperation and service in assisting ICAN with accomplishing its mission. In an effort to acknowledge some of our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes... Continue reading →
During February 2018, birth stories and articles featured on ICAN’s blog will be focused on CBACs – Cesarean Birth After a Cesarean. It is a term used to describe a birth that was planned as a VBAC, Vaginal Birth After a Cesarean, but instead resulted in another cesarean. Physical Recovery... Continue reading →