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Open Thread: ICAN Conference Reflections

Did you attend the 2011 ICAN Conference in St. Louis this past weekend? If so, we’d like to hear from you!
Use the comments section here to share your favorite quotes, moments, images, and any personal reflections you have from the conference. If you’d like to write a longer reflection to post as a stand-alone blog [...]

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 [...]

ICAN Conference: Pre-order Speakers’ Books!

If you are going to ICAN’s 2011 conference in St. Louis, don’t forget you
can pre order the speakers books or Cesarean Voices. You must pay by
and pick it up at the conference.  Check it out!
If you are going to ICAN’s 2011 conference in St. Louis, don’t forget you can pre-order the speakers books or Cesarean Voices. [...]

Speakers Announced for ICAN Conference

The complete list of speakers has been announced for the ICAN Conference 2011: Your Gateway to a Better Birth, being held April 8 – 10 in St Louis, MO.  Please see the conference website:  for the full listing.
This year’s conference speakers are among the most recognized, respected and innovative names in the birthing community! [...]

Register for the ICAN Conference!

Registration for ICAN’s 2011 conference is now OPEN at
Join us in St. Louis, MO for ICAN’s Gateway to a Better Birth conference, April 8-10, 2011.  Early Bird Registration is only $99 for a limited time!
Speakers include Henci Goer, Pam England, Isa Herrera and Dr. George Macones.
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn, heal, network [...]

Call for 2011 ICAN Conference Speakers!

ICAN (the International Cesarean Awareness Network) is hosting its biannual conference April 8-10, 2011 during Cesarean Awareness Month, at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac in St. Louis, Missouri.
The ICAN conference is a unique opportunity for speakers, as it brings both the consumer and the birth professional to learn and grow together. Rising cesarean rates worldwide [...]

Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer on the 2011 ICAN Conference Committee

By Maureen Finneran Hetrick
ICAN Conference Director
Have you been wondering what you can do to help ICAN?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of women?  Consider joining the ICAN 2011 Conference Committee!  You can help make next year’s conference the best ever!
Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer on the 2011 ICAN Conference Committee:
10.  [...]

ICAN Conference 2011 Announced

From Maureen Finneran Hetrick, ICAN 2011 Conference Director:
We are excited to announce St. Louis, Missouri as the location of the ICAN Conference April 8 – 10, 2011!  St. Louis is a beautiful city with a large birth community, strong local support for ICAN, and plenty of free attractions for families.
This will be a first for [...]