Birth Story: Anne’s VBA2C

Originally published in 2012; link to Amazon Smile that donates a portion of proceeds to ICAN For those who don’t know where it all began, I’ll start with my first pregnancy. August 2008 – I got pregnant with my DD and worked with the Midwife Center to attempt a natural... Continue reading →

Birth Story: Maria’s VBA2C

Originally published in 2012 Like all VBAC stories, mine starts with the birth of my first child. My oldest was breech from 19 weeks on to the end – the girl would not budge. We were in the midst of trying everything under the sun to flip her around and... Continue reading →

Volunteer of the Month: Leiko Hidaka, January 2018

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 →

Birth Story: Cassandra’s VBA2C

By Cassandra Forcier (originally shared in the ICAN of Chicago Facebook group); originally posted in 2015 WE DID IT!!! On November 12th my daughter was born vaginally with no epidural. Juniper Celeste 9lb 8 oz, 20 3/4 inches It was the biggest single accomplishment I could have made. I didn’t do... Continue reading →