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What to do if your hospital denies your right to VBAC

My Hospital Is Not Allowing VBAC

My hospital is currently not allowing VBAC and forcing me to have a cesarean. What are my options?

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The Inner Critic

The inner critic tells me I’m not worthy of my dreams.

It says, “You are not worthy of being a writer. You are not perfect. You do not gain admirers of your work. 448 more words

October is Accreta Awareness Month

During the month of October, ICAN will be focused on bringing awareness to the condition of placenta accreta, when the placenta attaches too deeply into the uterine wall. 213 more words


Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Resolution Submitted to UN

Peace Movement Aotearoa·Thursday, September 29, 2016

iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

The anticipated UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution calling for negotiations to begin next year on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons has now been submitted by the lead sponsors: Mexico, Austria, Ireland, Brazil, Nigeria and South Africa. 256 more words

Inspiring Moments In Resistance

"I can" or " I cannot"

Many years ago I met a senior consultant who taught me an important lesson in life.  He told me that everything in life can be answered with “I can” or “I cannot”.   827 more words

2016-17 Professional Subscribers

The Los Angeles Chapter of ICAN is now accepting professional subscribers for the 2016-17 year. Available in one-year or five-year installments, professional subscribers enjoy the following benefits, in addition to being our first point of referrals for local women seeking support. 80 more words