May, the month we celebrate mothers, launches our sixth annual MICA Month. Standing Up for Those Who Can’t is our theme to advocate and to educate globally regarding maternal nerve injury from childbirth. MICA, run by a team of dedicated volunteers, has achieved a great deal since our launch in 2018. We are very proudContinue reading “MICA Month 2023: Standing Up for Those Who Can’t”
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Foot Drop Awareness Day: 2 Years of Recovery
Today’s blog post is by Jodi M, who suffered from severe peroneal and tibial nerve damage in 2016 after the birth of her first child, resulting in foot drop. A huge thank you to her for all her advocacy work. I cannot believe that this is my third year participating in National Foot Drop AwarenessContinue reading “Foot Drop Awareness Day: 2 Years of Recovery”
Concluding MICA Month
As May and therefore MICA Month, come to an end, I wanted to thank the entire MICA and Unhindered Steps teams for their work. I would also like to thank the entire nerve damage from childbirth family, who shared MICA month updates, stories, and information. When I created this website, I had the goal toContinue reading “Concluding MICA Month”
She Gave Birth and Lost Her Ability to Walk!
Today’s post highlights Unhindered Steps, an advocacy partner of MICA month. Thank you to all of the volunteers for you tireless efforts to bring awareness to nerve damage from childbirth. Most women imagine walking into a hospital to give birth and walking out with a newborn. However, few think that they would lose their abilityContinue reading “She Gave Birth and Lost Her Ability to Walk!”