CAM Birth Story: Heather's Journey to Homebirth

This birth story, in honor of Cesarean Awareness Month (CAM), comes from Heather Deatrick. To have your story posted on this blog, email it to blog@ican-online.org. Birth story of Gregory Patrick HBAC (Home Birth After Cesarean) on 01/13/2011 by Heather Deatrick How I ended up having a homebirth is truly... Continue reading →

CAM Birth Story: Janel's HBA3C

This birth story, in honor of Cesarean Awareness Month (CAM), comes from Janel Hyland. Janel says, “Hope this can inspire many!” To have your birth story posted on this blog, email it to: blog@ican-online.org I know my birth story needs to start with my first birth. This is going to... Continue reading →

From "McBirth" to Homebirth

ICAN mama Rebecca James was recently interviewed on elephantjournal.com about her journey from having a “McBirth” to homebirth, with a little help from ICAN along the way. She had this to say about how ICAN helped support her after her traumatic cesarean surgery: It is hard to find support after... Continue reading →

Emre's Birth – A Powerful CBAC

Emre’s birth story actually starts over 3 years ago with the story of Aydin’s birth. That sounds so beyond corny, but it’s true. Jason and I decide to try to conceive Aydin at a time when his birth would coincide with my graduation from law school. I always had this... Continue reading →

Rebirthing ~ The Birth of Dolores Philomena

Julie sent in this birth story to share. Would you like to have yours posted here? Send it to: blog@ican-online.org. If you are looking for more inspirational birth stories, click here. The story of her labor and birth began with Paul. We had wanted a homebirth, but due to many... Continue reading →