The ICAN chapters in Iowa are offering this free webinar on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 2 PM EDT.
The webinar will review the evidence on term breech birth over the past two decades and discuss physiological breech birth including how it works and what it looks like.
Content warning: Images/videos may be played during this webinar of births. Discussion and statistics of infant and maternal mortality may take place.
Presenters: Dr. Rixa Freeze has a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and is a researcher, professor, and mother of four children. Her current research specialization is vaginal breech birth, and she’s president of Breech Without Borders, a 501(c)3 non-profit. She also blogs at Stand and Deliver. Dr. David Hayes, MD, is an OBGYN who works at Harvest Moon Women's Health with an academic background and a passion for science and its proper application to clinical medicine. Dr. Hayes has worked for Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and is trained in critical care obstetrics.
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