Signing off…Stay Tuned!

After three years as the ICAN blogger, it’s time for me to retire. But don’t worry, the blog will go on! Stay tuned – my replacement is in the works. It’s been a pleasure for me to volunteer for ICAN in this role over the past three years. It’s especially... Continue reading →

Speakers Announced for ICAN Conference

The complete list of speakers has been announced for the ICAN Conference 2011: Your Gateway to a Better Birth, being held April 8 – 10 in St Louis, MO.  Please see the conference website:  http://conference.ican-online.org/speakers.htm  for the full listing. This year’s conference speakers are among the most recognized, respected and... Continue reading →

Register for the ICAN Conference!

Registration for ICAN’s 2011 conference is now OPEN at http://conference.ican-online.org/registration.htm Join us in St. Louis, MO for ICAN’s Gateway to a Better Birth conference, April 8-10, 2011.  Early Bird Registration is only $99 for a limited time! Speakers include Henci Goer, Pam England, Isa Herrera and Dr. George Macones. This... Continue reading →

Cesarean Rate Reaches (Another) Record High

32.9% of Births Resulting In Major Abdominal Surgery; 13th Consecutive Year to Show Increase Redondo Beach, CA, December 21, 2010 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics has reported that the cesarean rate hit another record high in 2009, with a preliminary rate of... Continue reading →

Call for 2011 ICAN Conference Speakers!

ICAN (the International Cesarean Awareness Network) is hosting its biannual conference April 8-10, 2011 during Cesarean Awareness Month, at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac in St. Louis, Missouri. The ICAN conference is a unique opportunity for speakers, as it brings both the consumer and the birth professional to learn and... Continue reading →