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World Maternal Mental Health Day

World Maternal Mental Health Day

Author: Sara-Jayne CarceranoThe first Wednesday of May is recognized as World Maternal Mental Health Day. This year join with others around the world on May 4th to spread awareness of Maternal Mental Health. Likewise, Maternal Mental Health week will be recognized...

Considerations After an ICP Pregnancy

Considerations After an ICP Pregnancy

It’s the burning question everyone with Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy wants the answer to: can my ICP cause lasting harm to me or my baby after my pregnancy is over? It’s unsatisfying to know we don’t have great answers. The studies so far have been few and often conflicting. We do have some answers, though, and it’s mostly good news.

June is ICP Awareness Month

June is ICP Awareness Month

June is Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy Awareness Month – a month where we honor and remember those we have lost and raise awareness by educating as many mothers and healthcare professionals as possible.  ICP is a group of disorders specific to pregnancy that...

Give the Gift of Support for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy!

Give the Gift of Support for Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy!

Thank you for supporting ICP Care. Donations to ICP Care come in all forms and sizes, whether they are cash, in-kind donations, corporate matching gifts, or through fundraising initiatives. Please take a moment to learn about all ways you can support our organization,...

Online Silent Auction

Online Silent Auction

ICP Care is hosting its FIRST Annual Silent Auction! Virtual doors open for bidding offering some amazing items. All proceeds support ICP Care.

Interpretations of the 2019 ICP meta-analysis

Interpretations of the 2019 ICP meta-analysis

In February of 2019, a groundbreaking study was published regarding Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP), which found that under modern management practices the risk of stillbirth is not higher until bile acids reach 100 μmol/L. The study was a fantastic...

ICP Awareness Month

ICP Awareness Month

ICP Awareness Month ends soon, but I have ICP on my mind all year. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy is a high-risk condition that affects 1-2 in 1.000 pregnant women. ICP is a liver disorder that leads to elevated bile acids, which can be harmful for babies....

Thank You ICP Care Community

Thank You ICP Care Community

ICP Care 501(c)(3) nonprofit is a volunteer-based charity raising Cholestasis of Pregnancy awareness and education with an evidenced based English and Spanish website that includes educational brochures for both patients and healthcare providers. Thank you to our...

ICP Community Voice at Healthcare Provider Conferences

ICP Community Voice at Healthcare Provider Conferences

Hilary Boyer and Donna Benavides at the 2018 ACOG Meeting. ICP Care's volunteer based 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity is looking forward to attending several healthcare professional conferences and meetings in 2019. This month we will be at the SMFM's (Society for...

First birthday ICP Fundraiser for my miracle

First birthday ICP Fundraiser for my miracle

Shortly after the birth of my son, I began to follow several mommy blogs on Facebook and read an article about how a woman’s complaint on Facebook about itching during pregnancy could have saved her baby’s life. Two years later during our second pregnancy with our...

Thankful for “My Little Itch”

Thankful for “My Little Itch”

Pregnancy had always been a dream of mine. No one in my family ever had any complications and they all really enjoyed being pregnant. I naively expected the same thing. My first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage at 10 weeks. I was devastated, but I got pregnant again...

My ICP Story of Loss and Survival

My ICP Story of Loss and Survival

Have you ever thought you were going crazy because of something your body is doing that no one else understands? That’s how Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) felt for me the first time. I read all the books. I talked to my mom and other trusted family...

ICP Virtual Walk / Run…Top teams

ICP Virtual Walk / Run…Top teams

The ICP second annual Virtual Walk /Run to Fight the Itch registration results are in for the top teams. ICP Community there is still time left for us to meet our goal. You can participate as this event closes August 31. We are thankful for all the ICP Community and...

ICP Care Blog!

Welcome to ICP Care Blog page. We are excited to share all ICP related post. We would love submissions from other itchy moms, dads, writers, freelancers, and more. Please send your submission to info@icpcare.org

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