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 →
Have you checked out ICAN’s Instagram? We’re dedicated to meeting women where they’re at to support, educate, and advocate for families as they explore their birthing options. Please follow our social media accounts this month as we dig deeper into placenta accreta and in the future as we explore different topics... Continue reading →