Volunteer of the Month: Bronwyn Fackrell, February 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 →

Meet the Leadership: Brandie Kiefer, ICAN of Spokane

ICAN is excited to announce Brandie Kiefer as our newest Chapter Leader! “I want women to know that ICAN is about advocacy and supporting women’s birthing decisions. It’s not about only supporting some of their decisions or about trying to talk them into making a certain decision.” ~ Brandie Kiefer,... Continue reading →

Birth Story: Elisabeth’s VBA2C

Originally published 2012 On the day of my 2nd cesarean section (C/S) I was nervous, anxious and just wanting to get it all over with. I had asked my OB about the possibility of a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). She said she was supportive but also told me of... Continue reading →

Birth Story: Shara’s VBA2C

Originally published 2012; View Shara’s birth video here My first two labors began with natural birthing dreams, each lasted 24 hours long and for different reasons (neither were medical emergencies) ended in the birth of our boys via c-section surgeries. After my second c-section, I had a very difficult time... Continue reading →