• 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... […]
  • 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... […]
  • 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... […]
  • 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... […]
  • 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... […]


Breath of Life Midwifery
Hope Coulter RM, CPM
Montrose, Colorado

Ellie Allyn, RM, CPM;
Home Birth Midwife
Centennial CO  80016

A Colorado Midwife
Pamela Crowl
109 Willis Drive, Colorado Springs CO  80911

Prairie Love Midwifery
144 N. Main St. Suite D, Gunnison CO  81230

Academy Women’s Healthcare Associates

Jan Lapetino CPM, RM Homebirth Midwifery Services LLC
1777 S. Bellaire St, Suite 305, Denver CO  80222

Community Midwives LLC
PO Box 4336, Durango CO  81302

Linda Lynn Arnold
219 Iowa, Gunnison CO  81230

Janelle Boyington, RM, CPM
Homebirth & Midwifery Care

More places to look:

Department of Regulatory Agencies: Office of Midwifery Registration
(confirm the liscensure of your nurse-midwife)

Colorado Alliance of Independent Midwives

Midwifery Clinic at University of Colorado Hospital

Boulder County hospitals permit VBAC attempts
ICAN of Colorado

ICAN Hospital Ban Listing