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Birthrights Video

Have you seen Al Jazeera’s new documentary – “Birthrights” – about cesarean and VBAC in the United States? It features ICAN of Atlanta and others in our birthing community. Check it out!

DVD Review – Dance of the Womb: Belly Dance for Pregnancy and Birth

This review comes to us from ICAN Education Director Krista Cornish Scott. The DVD is available from the ICAN online bookstore for $39.95. Click here to check it out!
DVD Review: Dance of the Womb: Belly Dance for Pregnancy and Birth
By Maha Al Musa, 2009
http://www.bellydanceforbirth.com
This elegant and arrestingly beautiful DVD is a very personal and [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending July 25th

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.
Of course, the birth blogs lit up this week with news of new VBAC guidelines. Birthing Beautiful Ideas posted [...]

Best of the Birth Blogs – Week Ending July 11th

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.
The blogosphere lit up this week with reaction and analysis of the much-hyped American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology [...]

VBAC: Is it Safe? (VIDEO)

Thanks to Cesarean Epidemic for posting this video of Dr. Stuart Fischbein discussing the relative safety and risks of VBAC vs. repeat cesarean. He also touches on informed consent and ACOG.

Interview with Lindsey Meehleis: My Journey to VBAC

Many in the blogosphere are familiar with Lindsay Meehelis’ beautiful video about her VBAC journey. Lindsey recently sent her video to ICAN saying, “I am a HUGE supporter of ICAN and believe that it was a great resource for helping me achieve my VBAC that I recently had. I have made a video about my [...]

Video: Avoiding C-sections in Stalled Childbirth

Dr. Aaron Caughey (OB/GYN) breaks down the research on the topic of cesareans for “stalled” labor and offers advice for women in discussing the issue with care providers. Bottom line: waiting for 2-4 hours after “stall” leads to better outcomes for mothers and similar outcomes for babies as cesarean.

What is ICAN? New video!

Informative Birth Videos

Three new, thought-provoking videos related to childbirth are available online.
This video compares the cesarean experience with VBAC for both mom and baby:

Cesarean vs. VBAC: A Dramatic Difference from Alexandra Orchard on Vimeo.
The video below discusses infant mortality, especially among communities of color, and highlights the role of reducing unnecessary obstetrical interventions in improving outcomes.

Reducing [...]