Not knowing about ICP caused Tenauh Lopez a lot of fear and it was very hard given a pre-existing heart condition and blood pressure issues.
Michelle Stephen went into spontaneous labor and gave birth to her baby boy, just a day after her fourth NST. He spent 9 days in the NICU.
Meghan Flake had never heard of ICP before and didn’t think anything of her itching until it got really bad at 36 weeks and called her doctor.
Macey Steineckert Trucido thought her itching was normal because she was growing and stretching, but this itch was different. Read her story.
Lauren Walker’s first pregnancy was a dream and continued to live a normal life UNTIL she was 35 weeks when she became extremely itchy. Read her story.
Katy Kessler was misdiagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum early on in her second pregnancy. She had lost 60 lbs. and felt super ill. Read her story.
When Katherine Probert began itching, she shrugged it off and labeled it as normal. By 37 weeks she was miserable and not sleeping. Read her story.
Julie Taylor was admitted to the hospital for an unrelated medical issue and her blood work revealed elevated liver enzymes. Read her story.
Jodie Wiren started itching on her hands and feet. A quick google search and she knew it was (ICP) Cholestasis of Pregnancy. Read her story.
Jaimie Cozzone had itching on the bottoms of her feet and knew about ICP, but because she wasn’t scratching her skin off, she brushed it off. Read her story.
ICP Care founder and board chair Donna Benavides experienced Cholestasis of Pregnancy and is blessed with two healthy children. Read her story.
Team volunteer Clarissa White is a mother to two “itchy” babies. Her first pregnancy progressed normally until about 36 weeks. Read her story.
Team volunteer Brie Reed is a mom to three ICP babies. Itching during her first pregnancy, she thought it was just a weird pregnancy thing. Read her story.
Team volunteer Ashlee Barnes is a mother of three ICP babies. She is also a doctoral-prepared family nurse practitioner. Read her story.
La miembro de el equipo Amparo Healey tuvo su primera experiencia con ICP a la edad de 22 años cuando tenía aproximadamente 18 semanas de embarazo.
Team volunteer Amanda Dykeman had three completely normal pregnancies while unfortunately, her fourth pregnancy was anything but normal. Read her story.
Michelle Redpath-Lugo is on a mission to help educate woman on Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy after her experience. Read her story.