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CAM Birth Story #1: A Tale of Two Births (In Pictures)

In honor of Cesarean Awareness Month 2010, we will be filling the blogosphere with stories from real women (and their families) who know first-hand the consequences of a 32% cesarean rate. Each day we will post at least one birth story submitted by these women. Prepare to be moved (hint: grab a box of Kleenex)!
As [...]

Mother-Sized Activism: The Story of Myshell & Hannibal

by Krista Cornish-Scott
Sarah (our regular blogger) found this link the other day, and I was drawn into the story immediately, not least because of the fabulous pictures which seemed to so perfectly capture the souls of this family.  As I read further I found myself shaking my head at the all-too-common story of the “bait [...]

November Webinars:Home Birth After Cesarean

Join the women of ICAN at this month’s online events! Online webinars offer you the opportunity to learn and interact in an exciting format. All you need to participate is a computer with internet access and speakers or a headset.
Educational webinars are free to ICAN subscribers. If you are not a current subscriber, you may [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs: Week Ending October 18th

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

The Daily Beast – The C-section Backlash: Danielle Friedman writes about Joy Szabo, who continues to garner national [...]

The Birth Story of Kenna Joy

by Krista Cornish Scott, ICAN Chapter Director

photo credit:  Ken Stigler

WARNING:  the pictures are not graphic but they do have a bit of blood in them, if you are squeamish.  Also there are two curse words in the story that are edited but it’s obvious what they are.  Please note the dates on [...]