Category: ICP Story

Mi Experiencia de embarazo ICP – My ICP Pregnancy Experience

Mi Experiencia de embarazado ICP

Soy mamá primeriza, mi hijo nació el 23 de septiembre del 2019. Mi embarazo comenzó bien, sin complicaciones hasta que llegamos a la semana 32. Recuerdo bien el momento en que comencé a sufrir de picazón intensa en mi cuero cabelludo, mis manos, entre mis dedos y en ambas piernas. Me rasguñaba la piel en… Read more »

June is ICP Awareness Month

June is Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy 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 cause bile acids to build up in the blood creating a high… Read more »

First birthday ICP Fundraiser for my miracle

ICP FUNDRAISER

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 daughter, I began to itch very early on. I… Read more »

Thankful for “My Little Itch”

itchy-pregnancy

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 fairly quickly. I was very grateful to… Read more »

My ICP Story of Loss and Survival

ICP Story

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 members. I talked to my Air Force friends… Read more »