Black Maternal Health Week

Friday, April 11, 2025 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
April 11, 2028

The second annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to:

  • Deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US;
  • Amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions;
  • Center the voices of Black Mamas, women, families, and stakeholders;
  • Provide a national platform for Black-led entities and efforts on maternal health, birth and reproductive justice; and
  • Enhance community organizing on Black maternal health.

For more information, visit: https://blackmamasmatter.org/bmhw/

Cesarean Awareness Month

Wednesday, April 01, 2026 12:00 am - Friday, May 01, 2026 12:00 am
April 01, 2028

It's Cesarean Awareness Month! ICAN of Northern Virginia will be sharing information and advocating for maternal health all month via our social media, special events, and at our monthly support group meeting. Follow us, and we hope to see you this month!

Black Maternal Health Week

Saturday, April 11, 2026 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
April 11, 2028

The second annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to:

  • Deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US;
  • Amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions;
  • Center the voices of Black Mamas, women, families, and stakeholders;
  • Provide a national platform for Black-led entities and efforts on maternal health, birth and reproductive justice; and
  • Enhance community organizing on Black maternal health.

For more information, visit: https://blackmamasmatter.org/bmhw/

Cesarean Awareness Month

Thursday, April 01, 2027 12:00 am - Saturday, May 01, 2027 12:00 am
April 01, 2028

It's Cesarean Awareness Month! ICAN of Northern Virginia will be sharing information and advocating for maternal health all month via our social media, special events, and at our monthly support group meeting. Follow us, and we hope to see you this month!

Black Maternal Health Week

Sunday, April 11, 2027 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
April 11, 2028

The second annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to:

  • Deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US;
  • Amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions;
  • Center the voices of Black Mamas, women, families, and stakeholders;
  • Provide a national platform for Black-led entities and efforts on maternal health, birth and reproductive justice; and
  • Enhance community organizing on Black maternal health.

For more information, visit: https://blackmamasmatter.org/bmhw/

Cesarean Awareness Month

Saturday, April 01, 2028 12:00 am - Monday, May 01, 2028 12:00 am
April 01, 2028

It's Cesarean Awareness Month! ICAN of Northern Virginia will be sharing information and advocating for maternal health all month via our social media, special events, and at our monthly support group meeting. Follow us, and we hope to see you this month!

Black Maternal Health Week

Tuesday, April 11, 2028 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
April 11, 2028

The second annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to:

  • Deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US;
  • Amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions;
  • Center the voices of Black Mamas, women, families, and stakeholders;
  • Provide a national platform for Black-led entities and efforts on maternal health, birth and reproductive justice; and
  • Enhance community organizing on Black maternal health.

For more information, visit: https://blackmamasmatter.org/bmhw/

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About ICAN

The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Learn More About ICAN