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  • ICAN Names Julie Herr the May 2015 Volunteer of the Month
    The International Cesarean Awareness Network is powered by the selfless efforts of our numerous volunteers. We cannot thank our dedicated volunteers enough for their cooperation and service in assisting ICAN with accomplishing its mission. In an effort to acknowledge some of our amazing volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to offer support, education, and... […]
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  • Click Your Way to the Best Info: finding quality VBAC and Cesarean info online
    By Sharon Muza, BS, CD(DONA) BDT(DONA), LCCE, FACCE While April is recognized as Cesarean Awareness Month in both the United States and many other countries, quality consumer information about how to prevent cesareans (both primary {first} cesareans and subsequent ones) along with information about having a vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) is valuable to... […]
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  • Birth Story in Africa: a birth without fear
    Guest post written by Sarah S. In order to tell the birth story of my firstborn, I have to back up a bit. Actually, I have to back up a lot. For as long as I can remember I have been afraid of pregnancy and childbirth. My mother threw up the entire nine months of... […]
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  • World Doula Week: a doula at a cesarean?
    Guest article by Lisa Kehoe IBCLC, CLD, CPD, in honor of World Doula Week (March 22-28). Your vision of birth probably did not include having surgery. You were thinking of a natural, unmedicated, maybe even home birth, and now you’re having a cesarean. You may feel uneasy about this, but, for whatever reason, it’s the only choice... […]
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  • Accreta Awareness Blood Drive Event
    The International Cesarean Awareness Network is pleased to be participating in this year’s Accreta Awareness Blood Drive occurring nationwide on April 3rd in support of the Hope for Accreta Foundation. The purpose of this blood drive is to raise awareness of placenta accreta, a condition in which the placenta attaches itself too deeply into the... […]
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Books

Great Reading: Educational, inspirational and encouraging.
By purchasing one of these great books from amazon, a portion of the sales will go towards the hosting fees of the VBAC Community website! Thank you for your help and happy birthing!

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Silent Knife: Cesarean Prevention and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) by N. Cohen vbac info

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The VBAC Companion: The Expectant Mother’s Guide to Vaginal Birth AFter Cesarean by D. Korte vbac info

VBAC: Let Your Birthing Goddess Roar
by Toni Sherlock

This book is a small collection of Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) stories from Australian women compiled together as an inspiration and information resource for women who have to choose between having another abdominal surgery or fast healing natural childbirth.

Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth


DON’T CUT ME AGAIN! True Stories About Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)


The Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Experience: Birth Stories by Parents and Professionals

The Expectant Parent’s Guide to Preventing a Cesarean Sectionby C Jones
A step by step guide to preventing an unnecessary cesarean.
His books are often written from a father’s perspective

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