Terms of Use/Privacy Policy

Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to comply with these rules. If you do not agree with the rules contained in this Agreement, please do not use the website.

Collecting and Using Personal Information

This site does not use “cookies” or attempt to track individual visitors in any way. The site does record the number and types of pages requested over time, and what websites visitors come to us from, but this information is used only for website content and design purposes.

Other than the practitioners who wish to have their contact information listed, this website does not provide your personal information to other parties under any circumstances. Your information will only be used to communicate with you if you have asked us a question by phone, email, or fax.

If you have any questions about how your information will be handled, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Provision of Information

The Center for the Childbearing Year offers this site and the information contained herein for informational, educational, and promotional purposes only and addresses only non-urgent questions of a general nature. It is not a substitute for personal medical advice, attention, diagnosis, or treatment. If you are concerned about your health or your baby’s health, please consult your health care provider immediately.

Information contained on this website is offered without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, and the Center for the Childbearing Year is not liable for its accuracy, for mistakes, errors, or omissions of any kind, nor for any loss or damage caused by a user’s reliance on information obtained from the site.

Statements and opinions expressed in the practitioner listings or on websites we provide links to are not necessarily those of The Center for the Childbearing Year and should not be considered facts. The Center for the Childbearing Year does not monitor any websites linked to this site and is not responsible for the content of any such linked websites. Linking to such websites is at your own risk.

The Center for the Childbearing Year is not liable for any loss or injury or any direct or indirect damages arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this website, including but not limited to transmission of computer viruses.


The materials used and displayed on the Service, including, but not limited to, text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, music, video and sound, and names, logos and trademarks, are the property of the Center for the Childbearing Year or its affiliates and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Any such content may be displayed solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Users may not modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate any such material without the written permission of the Center for the Childbearing Year.

Copyright 2006, Center for the Childbearing Year. All rights reserved.

Governing Laws

This User Agreement and any disputes arising out of or related to the Service shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan.


Practitioners have provided phone numbers and e-mail addresses for referrals to their childbirth-related services only. The use of this information for any other purpose, including soliciting and advertising of workshops or other mass mailing, expression of personal viewpoints or other contact, is not allowed and will be enforced by the Center for the Childbearing Year.