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Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“The wisdom and compassion a woman can intuitively experience in childbirth can make her a source of healing and understanding for other women.”
~Stephen Gaskin

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“This whole situation [hospitals denying women the right to VBAC] is the result of the American College of OBGYN’s in 1999 changing their guidelines for VBAC in response to medical/legal concerns to require that a physician be immediately available during an entire VBAC labour. This has been interpreted by hospitals, especially those in the more [...]

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“Mothers need to know that their care and their choices won’t be compromised by birth politics.”
~Jennifer Rosenberg

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“One is constantly having to balance the high expectations of modern healthcare with the need to respect the human soul.  This is especially so with birth.”
~Benig Mauger

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“Only with trust, faith, and support can the woman allow the birth experience to enlighten and empower her.”
~Claudia Lowe

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“Never underestimate the power and determination of a pregnant woman who is told she cannot.”
~Desirre Andrews

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“Birth may be but a matter of a moment.  But it is a unique one.”
~Frederick Leboyer

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you have to stop to look fear in the face.”
~Eleanor Roosevelt

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“Pain is temporary.  It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place.  If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”
~Lance Armstrong

Celebrating 30 Years of ICAN: 30 Quotes

“To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.”
~Helen Keller