Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending December 13th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org Science & Sensibility – A Case of Statistical Malpractice? Predicting the Risk of... Continue reading →

ICAN on Capitol Hill

ICAN’s Advocacy Director Gretchen Humphries posed with Peggy Robertson who testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee about her insurance denial due to previous cesarean on October 15th. Read more about Peggy’s story here.

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending December 6th

Your weekly one-stop for highlights from the birth blogosphere. Visit weekly for the latest on childbirth, especially related to cesarean prevention, recovery, and VBAC. To nominate a blog post to be featured here, email me at blog@ican-online.org Patti Ramos – Detached: Perhaps the most heart-wrenching and amazing photo of the... Continue reading →

Cesarean emotions in your own words

Those who attended the ICAN conference last April might remember the stunning black and white photographic image at the silent auction table.  It was a very challenging image and generated a lot of conversation.  Such stark representations of inner emotions can be important points of catharsis in our healing journey.... Continue reading →

Had a cesarean? No maternity coverage for you in CO

The Colorado Independent has published an article chronicling one reporter’s quest to find non-employer-based maternity coverage in Colorado. In advance of a bill in the state legislature that would require Colorado’s insurance companies to cover maternity, The Colorado Independent searched for non-employer-based maternity health insurance. How did it go? It... Continue reading →