International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) is excited to announce Lindsey Seger as its new President. Lindsey has served on the Board of Directors as both Vice President and President in the past and is the current Accreditation Coordinator. She is also the chapter leader for ICAN of Nashville, a certified... Continue reading →
October 2016 It is with great excitement that the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) announces Lakeisha M. Dennis as ICAN’s new President, effective October 1. Lakeisha served the Board of Directors as Chapter Director and Member at Large and previously as the NorthEast Regional Coordinator. She was also the founder... Continue reading →
“A number of patients have post-traumatic stress disorder after pregnancy because the delivery (with accreta) is so stressful.” ~ The Rise of Placenta Accreta, Stanford Medicine Special Report . Follow ICAN on facebook, pinterest, and instagram. Like and share our accreta education quotes! . #ICANsavelives Read about ICAN’s Accreta Awareness Month. .
When women with a prior cesarean are discussing the possibility of VBAC with their provider, uterine rupture takes center stage. Uterine rupture is a real but rare complication that is increased when women attempt a vaginal birth after a cesarean. When discussing the possibility of repeat cesarean, placenta previa and... Continue reading →
“And so, there is power in knowledge. If you know about these risks ahead of time, you can make more informed decisions regarding your family, and the number of kids you can physically carry. But also, you can know the importance prenatal of care. The importance in finding doctors that... Continue reading →