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  • Sharing our birth stories with our children: Katy’s CBA2C
    Guest post birth story by Katy Rank Lev for Brain, Child Magazine. I joined my local ICAN chapter after my first son was delivered via cesarean. Over the next five years, I became a leader of ICAN of Southwestern PA and the organization supported me through my next pregnancy and VBAC attempt… then they supported me... […]
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  • ICAN Names Lisa Keyser the June 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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  • Postpartum Doulas: support after cesarean
    Guest post by Debbie Young, DONA. Birth is unpredictable. There is no straight path to the birth of a precious baby so we follow the path wherever it leads. Sometimes that path leads to a cesarean. When a mother and baby come home after a cesarean there are a few extra things to think about,... […]
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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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Alaska

Tammy, ICAN leader in Anchorage, Alaska wanted to share this with everyone:
“CDM and CPM are not allowed to attend VBACs out of the hospital. And CNMs refuse to.There is a very short list of truly supportive care providers in Alaska the do support and encourage VBACs.
Dr. Elrod (wasilla)
Geneva Woods (anchorage)
Dr. Bell (Anchorage)”

The Alaska Chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
http://www.alaskamidwives.org/

Alaska Family Health & Birth Center
728 Gaffney Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701
907- 456-3719
http://www.akbirthcenter.org

Childbirth with Love
2490 East 42nd Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99508
chin@childbirthwithlove.com
http://www.childbirthwithlove.com/

Heartsong Midwifery
927 S Cobb St, Palmer AK
907-315-3070
tammy@heartsongmidwifery.com
http://www.heartsongmidwifery.com

Juneau Family Health and Birth Center
1601 Salmon Creek Lane, Juneau, Alaska 99801
907-586-1203
info@juneaubirthcenter.org
http://www.juneaubirthcenter.org

Mat-Su Midwifery
2650 Broadview Avenue. Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-3420
http://www.matsumidwifery.com/

Midwifery & Women’s Health Center at Geneva Woods
3730 Rhone Circle Anchorage, AK 99508
907-561-5152
http://www.genevawoodsbirthcenter.net/

Natural Beginnings Midwifery
808 S Bailey St, Suite 105, Palmer, AK 99645
 907-746-2212
info@natualbeginningsmidwifery.com
http://www.naturalbeginningsmidwifery.com

New Life Midwifery
231 East Swanson Ave, Suite 26, Wasilla, AK 99654
907-745-4766
New Life Midwifery

Pioneer Midwifery
1649 W Parks Hwy in Wasilla
907- 373-6068
kristin@midwife.net
http://midwife.net/

Windsong Midwifery & Birthcenter
231 East Swanson Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-2672
Email: akstork@mtaonline.net
http://www.windsongmidwifery.com/

Other listings:

Alaska listing of Midwives on Breastfeeding.com

Birthing Naturally – Alaska