ICAN, International Cesarean Awareness Network, will be hosting a showing of the film “Doula: The Ultimate Birth Companion” at Silverbow Bakery. The showing is free with the purchase of an item from the Silverbow Bakery menu.
The Showing will be at 5 p.m. March 25 in the Silverbow back room.
The group hopes to raise awareness about doula services in Juneau as a way to prevent unnecessary cesarean section births. Local doula Jesse Higdon will be available at the film showing to answer questions and talk about the services available locally.
ICAN is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesarean section births through education, providing support during cesarean recovery and promoting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
For more information about the ICAN hostend film showing or the group, contact Janlaine Brady at 957-6418.