Cesarean Section Awareness Month

The month of April is C-Section awareness month and I have been researching my head off about C-Sections. I will not provide statistics today being that I will lose self-control and post 2 million links, diagrams, and photos. 465 more words

Delivery Procedures

Patience is a Virtue: Six is the new Four

Its still April and its still Cesarean Awareness Month and I still want to talk about prevention.  The most common reason a first time mom has a c/section is labor dystocia. 307 more words

Pregnancy & Birth

Monday Musing: Prevention Instead of Awareness

It’s APRIL. Its spring and its also Cesarean Awareness Month. Soooooo every year I ask myself. What does that mean? We already know there continues to be far too many c/sections happening in this country.   816 more words

Pregnancy & Birth

April 26 VBAC Preparedness Class

You asked. We listened! ICAN of SEPA has scheduled another VBAC class for this month in Northern Liberties.

Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 6pm – 8:30pm… 135 more words

Education

Isn't it time you jumped on the bandwagon?

If you’re reading this, you know that ICAN rocks. If being a part of this amazing group of women and their families hasn’t already changed your life, it probably will in the near term. 103 more words

Cesarean Awareness Month

April is Cesarean Awareness Month

(Allow me to put on my PSA hat…)

Cesareans are wonderful live-saving tools when they are medically indicated.  But many women are unwittingly led–or even coerced–into unnecessary cesareans each year.  794 more words

Pregnancy And Childbirth

April is "Cesarean Awareness Month"

April is Cesarean Awareness Month. In 2008, ICAN of Louisville obtained a gubernatorial proclamation from Gov. Steve Beshear.

Here is a poorly scanned copy of our proclamation:

KY 2008 CAM Proclamation

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