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ICP Care Launches International Patient Registry

ICP Care Launches International Patient Registry

ICP Care Launches International Patient Registry to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy [Miami, March 1, 2023] - Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) poses a significant risk to expectant mothers and their babies, with...

Tracey Remy

Tracey Remy

ICP Care Team VolunteerMy name is Tracey and I live in Orange, VA. I am the mom of Evelyn Alexandra and Everett Wayne, he is the center of my universe and my one true love. Trying to think back on my experience with Cholestasis can be painful to revisit, but I also...

April Hubbard

April Hubbard

ICP Care Team VolunteerHi! My name is April Hubbard. I am a Volunteer with ICP Care. I am passionate about raising awareness of ICP—what the disorder is, what it means, what it can do, and why proper treatment in pregnancy is important! I have three beautiful children...

Jamie Pimentel

Jamie Pimentel

ICP Care Team VolunteerFinding out I had cholestasis at 33 weeks was terrifying. I had been itchy on my arms, legs, and stomach for a few weeks but didn't think much of it. It was fall, and the heat had just turned on, so I thought it was dry skin and my skin...

Michaela Tuckey

Michaela Tuckey

ICP Care Team VolunteerI'm Michaela, and I'm a dedicated member of the ICP Care community. My journey with Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) began unexpectedly at 23 weeks pregnant when I started experiencing intense itching. Initially dismissing it as a...

Julie Anderson, Florida

Julie Anderson, Florida

I had a relatively normal pregnancy; however, I did see a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist (MFM) doctor from my second trimester on. It wasn’t until Memorial Day weekend that I started to get this horrendous itch all over my belly. I honestly assumed it was from my...

Adriana Elvira

Adriana Elvira

ICP Care Team VolunteerMy name is Adriana Elvira. In 1998 I had Intrahepatic Cholestasis Of Pregnancy (ICP), but it was not diagnosed by my doctor. He told me my itching was part of my pregnancy as an allergy and when I have my baby, it will go away. I continued to...

Cholestasis of Pregnancy Official ICD-10 Diagnosis

Cholestasis of Pregnancy Official ICD-10 Diagnosis

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) has officially received its own ICD-10 diagnosis, thanks to the determined efforts of ICP Care 501c3 and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

My Life Changing Experience with Cholestasis of Pregnancy

My Life Changing Experience with Cholestasis of Pregnancy

An Itchy Pregnancy can be a Symptom of a Serious High Risk Pregnancy Condition I learned this through devastating consequences. My health was never an issue for me throughout my life; however that trend soon changed dramatically toward the end of my first pregnancy....

Justina Guarino

Justina Guarino

ICP Care AmbassadorMy name is Justina Guarino. I am 32 years old, born and raised in Connecticut. I am a wife and mother of 2 girls. In 2020, my husband and I became pregnant with our first child. This pregnancy was difficult because I had severe hyperemesis but...

Meredith Zadd

Meredith Zadd

ICP Care Team MemberMy cholestasis of pregnancy journey began at 33 weeks one sunny Monday afternoon with severe upper quadrant pain and intense itching. Later that night, I was the itchiest I have ever been! I was up all night scratching my belly, arms, palms of my...

Tiffany Cyr

Tiffany Cyr

ICP Care Team MemberHi! My name is Tiffany Cyr. I am a very proud mama to my handsome little boy – Hudson and proud daughter, granddaughter, and wife of Canadian Race Car Driver Patrick Cyr. My journey with Intrahepatic cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) was a fast and...

Early Onset Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy

Early Onset Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy

Author: Dr. Laura BonebrakeWhat we know about risks and outcomes Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is classically known as a disorder that first occurs in the second or third trimesters of pregnancy.1 At ICP Care, we have had members diagnosed much earlier...

Jenapher Blair, Minnesota

Jenapher Blair, Minnesota

My first diagnosis was in 2008. I presented with itchy palms at approx. 30/32 weeks. My OB at the time actually had no idea what was going on and seemed very distraught. I remember her saying "I've never seen this before but I remember reading about it in school, let...

Cassandra Bae

Cassandra Bae

After three rounds of IVF and a heartbreaking ectopic pregnancy, it was finally time for me to have my miracle baby. When I was only three months pregnant and just starting to share the news, I attended a birthday dinner for a really good friend. A mutual friend had...

Nicole Plunkett, Chicago, IL

Nicole Plunkett, Chicago, IL

If it wasn’t for ICP Care, I don’t think I would have mentally been able to cope with my diagnosis as well as I did. ICP Care gave me the evidence-based resources and support groups allowing me to ask questions in the Facebook group to advocate for my baby compared to...

Chloe Adams

Chloe Adams

In 2021, I went to my 35-week appointment thinking I had 7ish weeks left to meet my daughter and left with an induction date for a week later and a diagnosis for a disease I had never heard of before. I had been dealing with an itch so intense my body was covered in...

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