Chapter Leader Spotlight: Erin Murray Foley

“I wish that people in my area had greater awareness of ICAN’s mission of support, education, and advocacy, as well as the fact that VBAC is actually an option for them.” – Erin Murray Foley, ICAN of Putnam County, Tennessee Please share a little about yourself. I grew up in... Continue reading →

Rebecca’s Family Centered Cesarean

Share your story with ICAN to be featured on our Instagram and Facebook! All cesarean and birth-after-cesarean stories are welcome: the difficult, the triumphant, the still-processing, and the stories which haven’t yet been shared. Sharing your birth story can be freeing, healing and profoundly powerful. It can bring others hope,... Continue reading →

An Update to Donors Regarding Recent Developments

March 3, 2020 Dear ICAN Donors:  We the Board, write to you today regarding recent developments affecting our organization. In late October 2019, the Board discovered that Mychel Pendley Hefner, the former treasurer, had misappropriated ICAN funds. The Board discovered this misappropriation through due diligence relating to Ms. Hefner’s conduct... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Renee Yarrington

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Renee Yarrington, ICAN of Delaware Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a mother to one spunky, free-spirited birth junkie in training and wife to an amazingly supportive husband. I am a birth and postpartum doula and Certified Lactation Counselor. I also run the cloth... Continue reading →

Meet the Leadership: Rachel Bruns

Chapter Leader Spotlight: Rachel Bruns – ICAN of Central Iowa Please share a bit about yourself. The consistent thread in my life whether personal or professional is service. I work for America’s Service Commissions, supporting the network of state service commissions, which administer AmeriCorps and promote volunteering in their states.... Continue reading →