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 →

Call for Birth Stories!

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month (CAM) this April, I would like to post one birth story per day on the blog. To do this, I need your help! Would you consider sending your birth story to blog@ican-online.org for posting next month? Your birth story can be of any type,... Continue reading →