ICAN of Lake County

Prevention. Recovery. Advocavy.

Sister ICAN Chapters

These ICAN Chapters have either a website and/or an online discussion group.  This info is current as of March 21, 2009

There are many ICAN chapters that do not have a website, so if you're looking for a chapter in your area (or near someone you know) and don't see one listed here, please go to ICAN International’s site and search for a chapter there: http://ican-online.org/chapter/search


USA


California

http://sandiego.ican-online.org/ - ICAN of San Diego - CA
It looks like the pages have not been uploaded to this site yet.

http://www.freewebs.com/ieican/ - ICAN of the Inland Empire – CA
Riverside / San Bernardino Counties
http://www.freewebs.com/ieican/pressenterprisearticle.htm -
http://www.freewebs.com/ieican/testimonials.htm -
http://www.freewebs.com/ieican/nationalvitalstats.htm -

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofFresno/ - ICAN of Fresno - CA

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANMtDiablo/ - ICAN of Mt. Diablo
Holly Wiersma - CL


Colorado

http://www.thereevesplace.com/ICANofColorado/home.htm - ICAN of Colorado

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANCOS/ - ICAN of Greater Colorado Springs
Desirre Andrews - Chapter Leader


Connecticut

http://www.icanofconnecticut.webs.com/ - ICAN of Connecticut
Danielle Elwood - Chapter Leader
http://icanofconnecticut.webs.com/eventsactivities.htm - upcoming events & activities
very current
http://icanofconnecticut.webs.com/statistics.htm - nice stats chart w/ c-section rates
http://icanofconnecticut.webs.com/ctvbacdirectory.htm - Has lots of info on local hospital practices
http://icanofconnecticut.webs.com/inthenews.htm - in the news

http://www.icanofconnecticut.blogspot.com/  -


Florida

http://gainesville.ican-online.org/ - ICAN of Gainesville

www.icanofswfl.org – ICAN of SouthWest Florida
forwards to -
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofSWFL/
This chapter covers (but is not limited to) Lee, Charlotte, and Collier counties.

http://www.myspace.com/icanofsarabraden - ICAN of Sarasota-Bradenton - FL
has a bunch of neat “links/friends”.


Georgia

http://atlanta.ican-online.org/ - ICAN of Atlanta
Elaine Mills -
Maureen Finneran Hetrick - Co-leader
Christine Strain - ICAN Subscriber Relations Director, ICAN of Atlanta Webmaster

http://augusta.ican-online.org/ - ICAN of Augusta (Georgia)   next meeting – Feb 2008
http://augusta.ican-online.org/subs.html -


Illinois

ICANofLakeCounty.webs.com - ICAN of Lake County - IL
www.freewebs.com/icanoflakecounty  - old URL
http://lakecounty.ican-online.org/ - not set up yet

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofChicago/ - ICAN of Chicago, IL - discussion group
http://www.mothermeinc.com/ - Location of Chicago meetings
Rita Di Rito-Surgal, CMT, CIMI, CLA

http://www.meetup.com/West-Chicagoland-VBAC-Meetup-Group/ - West Chicagoland VBAC MeetUp

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofMcHenryCounty/ - ICAN of McHenry County, IL
Sue Polgardy - Chapter Leader

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofcentralillinois/ - ICAN of Central IL –
http://icanofcentralillinois.blogspot.com/ - Weblog
http://icanofcentralillinois.blogspot.com/2008/08/subscribership-changes.html

http://stlouis.ican-online.org - ICAN of St. Louis (MO) - serves IL too - borders on the Mississippi River.
http://stlouis.ican-online.org/beliefs.html - ICAN Statement of Beliefs
Ruthie Dickens, Lily Beck
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANStLouis/ - discussion group


Iowa

http://www.icaniowa.com/ - ICAN of Central Iowa
Lisa Houchins - chapter leader & Director of Education for ICAN Internat'l


Kansas

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofkc/ - ICAN of Kansas City - Missouri / Overland Park, Kansas
Has some info for Missouri stats too.


Kentucky

http://www.icanoflouisville.com/ - ICAN of Louisville – Kentucky
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ICAN_of_Louisville/ - ICAN of Louisville's online Announcement List.  This is not a discussion list.
http://icanoflouisville.wordpress.com/ - blog


Maryland

http://icanwesternmd.blogspot.com/ - ICAN of Western Maryland
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofwesternMD/

www.icanofbaltimore.org - ICAN of Baltimore
http://www.icanofbaltimore.org/site/index.php.....503 – Birth Activism
http://www.icanofbaltimore.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=45&Itemid=505 – Cesarean Section Birth Plan
http://www.icanofbaltimore.org/site/index.php?option=com_article_list&Itemid=506 – Cesarean Poetry


Michigan

www.icanofannarbormi.org - ICAN of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Gretchen Humphries

http://www.freewebs.com/icannorthernmichigan/ - ICAN of Northern Michigan
out of date – hoping to start meeting in 2006 – Chapter is gone


Minnesota

www.icantwincities.org - ICAN of the Twin Cities – MN
Kara Wurden
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANtwincities/ -
http://icantwincitiesblog.blogspot.com/ - blog
http://www.enewsarchive.com/icantwincities -
http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Ficantwincitiesblog.blogspot.com%2F&h= - ICAN - TC

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofthenorthland - ICAN of the Northland
Duluth, MN / Superior, WI & surrounding areas
Marisa Ring - Chapter Leader


Mississippi

http://icanofjacksonms.blogspot.com/ - ICAN of Jackson MS
Cindy Hudson


Missouri

http://stlouis.ican-online.org - ICAN of St. Louis (MO) - serves IL too - borders on the Mississippi River.
http://stlouis.ican-online.org/beliefs.html - ICAN Statement of Beliefs
Ruthie Dickens, Lily Beck
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANStLouis/ - discussion group

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofkc/ - ICAN of Kansas City - Missouri / Overland Park, Kansas
Has some info for Kansas stats too
. Same chapter that is listed under Kansas.


Montana

http://icanofmissoula.terapad.com/ - ICAN of Greater Missoula
Kimberly James – Chapter Leader
Missoula, MT 59802
http://icanofmissoula.terapad.com/index.cfm?fa=contentGeneric.aydcuqxbnstuixqf - ICAN
Mission Statement


Nevada

http://www.freewebs.com/ican_snv/ - ICAN of Southern Nevada


New Jersey

http://romancathanachronism.typepad.com/ican_somerset/ - ICAN of Somerset County – NJ
This site/blog ROCKS!

http://icanofcapeatlantic.blogspot.com – Cesarean Society: A Supportive Resource for Women Recovering from Cesarean and Seeking Alternative Birthing Options
Formerly ICAN of Cape Atlantic - chapter now closed.
Southern New Jersey - Cape May & Atlantic Counties


New York

http://www.icanofnyc.org/ - ICAN of New York City

http://www.freewebs.com/rochesterican/ - ICAN of Greater Rochester
http://www.freewebs.com/rochesterican/meetingschedule.htm - great topic list
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/RochesterICAN/ - discussion

www.icanofbuffalo.com - ICAN of Buffalo
http://icanofbuffalo.blogspot.com/ - ICAN of Buffalo

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofsyracuse/index.htm - ICAN of Syracuse
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofsyracus
e/previousmeetings.htm - previous meetings
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANofSyracuse/  
Leaders – Lauren Cooper, Michelle Sun & Kristen Oganowski
Lisa Carguello - former co-leader

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofthehudsonvalley/ - ICAN of the Hudson Valley - New York   
Monthly meetings alternate between Hudson Valley & Catskill.
Local support meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of each month. Please email Sarah at
doledrum@yahoo.com or Christie at craigiecarter@gmail.com for more information.
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/IcanHV/ -


Ohio

centralohio.ican-online.org/ - ICAN of Central Ohio
www.icancentralohio.org - old URL
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofcentralohio/ - discussion group

www.icanofgreatercleveland.org - ICAN of Greater Cleveland


Oregon

http://icanofportland.org - ICAN of Portland, OR
http://icanofportland.org/SisterChapters.aspx - list of sister chapters
http://icanofportland.org/Checklist.aspx - ICAN’s VBAC checklist
http://icanofportland.org/VBACBan.aspx - VBAC Bans - FAQ


South Carolina

http://icanupstate.wordpress.com/ - ICAN of the Upstate, SC
formerly ICAN of Greenville, SC

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofgreenville/ - ICAN of Greenville - South Carolina
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofgreenville/recommendedbooks.htm - Check out this book list!

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANcharleston/ - ICAN of Charleston - SC

ICAN of the Midlands - SC
www.icanbirth.com - this site says, “Page cannot be displayed”
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICANMidlandsSC/ -
Columbia & surrounding areas


Texas

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofntx/ - ICAN of North Texas


Virginia

http://www.icanofnova.org/ - ICAN of Northern Virginia

http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/ - ICAN of Richmond – Virginia
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/breech.htm - Resources for Breech Babies
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/birthclassesdoulas.htm - Birth Classes & Doulas
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/vbacstories.htm - great VBAC stories
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/onlineresources.htm - great list of articles & sites
http://www.freewebs.com/icanofrichmond/vbac.htm - EXCELLENT comparison of & stats on VBAC vs. Repeat C-section
Mary Callender - leader

http://www.icanofswva.org/ - ICAN of Southwest Virginia
Dawn Kubik
http://www.icanofswva.org/risks.html - C-sec risks
http://www.icanofswva.org/localrates.html - local C-section Rates


Washington

http://www.icanofkitsap.org/ - ICAN of Kitsap County - WA
Kristina Kruzan - Chapter Leader

www.icanseattle.wordpress.com – ICAN of Seattle
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ICAN-Seattle/ - Yahoo Group
Marcia Fischer - Co-Leader, Sharon Muza - Co-Leader


Wisconsin

www.freewebs.com/icanofkenosha - ICAN of Kenosha - WI
Lexi Diaz

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/icanofthenorthland - ICAN of the Northland
Duluth, MN / Superior, WI & surrounding areas
Marisa Ring - Chapter Leader


Canada

http://www.edmontonvbac.com/ - ICAN of Edmonton, Alberta – Canada
last updated - for meetings in 2006

http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/EdmontonVBACsupportassociationICANofedmonton/

http://sites.google.com/site/icanofsaskatoon/Home - ICAN of Saskatoon

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/BirthingCircleandICAN/ - ICAN of Greater Toronto / The Birthing Circle
The Birthing Circle/ICAN of Ontario is a supportive group for women and their partners during pregnancy, childbirth and new parenthood.
keywords: Durham Region, Oshawa, Picke
ring, Whitby,Toronto, VBAC, cesarean, midwife, doula
http://members.rogers.com/bcircle - site not there anymore

 

http://ican-online.org/cl/chapter-websites - for chapter leaders