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New! ICAN Support Pillows

ICAN debuted our newest support offering at our 2011 Conference in St. Louis. Designed by talented ICANer Mallory Brock from a concept by Education Director Krista Cornish Scott, this fabric can be ordered by the yard directly from www.spoonflower.com with a portion of the sales going to ICAN.  One yard of fabric makes three support [...]

Buy Healing Art, Support ICAN!

Amy Swagman is a mother, doula, and fine artist in Denver, CO.  For the month of April in honor of Cesarean Awareness Month she will be donating 10% of all sales to ICAN, plus 20% of sales from her pieces on cesarean, healing, and VBAC.

Amy will also be speaking on birth art and activism at the [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – August 9-22

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.
It’s summer and we’re a little slow around the blog lately…but there’s been plenty of good reading in the [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending May 16th

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.
I love to see creative expressions of birth and birth experiences. This week there were several: Birth Activist (and [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Mother’s Day Edition

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.
Hope all of you mamas out there have had a lovely Mother’s Day. So many of us have learned [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending May 2nd

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.
Hope you enjoyed all 46 birth stories we posted for Cesarean Awareness Month 2010. A great big thank you [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending January 17, 2010

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
Birthing Beautiful Ideas – Sex After C-Section: The Advice that Women Do (and Don’t) Need: After much controversy in [...]

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 cesarean experience I’ve seen to-date.
Science & [...]

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.
Jennifer McNichols is a cesarean mother [...]

Graphic photo: Uterine Repair After Cesarean

Birth doula and photographer Patti Ramos sent us a link to her photo (above) of the "wounded womb." Thank you, Patti!
 
For a complete description of what happens during a cesarean, read ICAN’s white paper,"Cesarean – What Happens During Surgery?"