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International Cesarean Awareness Network

Contact Information

P.O. Box 98
Savage, MN 55378

1-800-686-4226 (Voice - Toll-free)
(631) 938-0505 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN), founded in 1982, is a network of people concerned about the incidence of cesarean birth. It aims to reduce the rate of cesarean deliveries, to provide a forum for discussion, and to provide a support network for women recovering from cesarean deliveries. ICAN provides current information on cesarean prevention and vaginal birth after cesarean. Chapters are active across the United States and overseas. ICAN has developed an educational program on cesarean prevention and vaginal birth after cesarean. ICAN is supported by membership dues and contributions.


ICAN publishes a brochure on cesarean prevention. Serial publication: The Clarion (newsletter), quarterly--case histories, letters, statistical news, and answers to questions on cesarean prevention.


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Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/14/2013
Date Revised: 6/7/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2139
Accession Number: DP91A0756

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