Agreement for Use of the Midwifery Today Community Site

The Midwifery Today Community (the "Community") is owned and operated by Midwifery Today, Inc. All users of the Midwifery Today Community are bound by the Terms of Site Use for the Midwifery Today Web site.

In order to participate in the Community, you are required to provide a username, a password, and your valid e-mail address. Cookies are used to hold this information on your local computer, so cookies must be turned on in your browser before you can log in. Your username and e-mail address become part of your user profile, which is visible to other users of the Community.

All information that is disclosed in the Community, including information in your user profile, becomes public information, and you should exercise caution when deciding to share any of your personal information. Midwifery Today, Inc., and the Community Administrators and Moderators are not responsible for the privacy practices of any user.

When you register to use the Community, you affirm that you are 13 years of age or over. You are fully responsible for any information or file that you supply. You agree that you will not post any copyrighted material that is not owned by yourself or the owners of the Community. You also agree that you will not post any information that is vulgar, harassing, hateful, threatening, invasive of others' privacy, or in violation of any law.

Midwifery Today, Inc., cannot be held responsible for the outcomes that result from any information provided in the Community. It is up to each individual to decide what is best for herself or himself after gleaning all available information, including information from sources other than the Community.

The Community may contain links to other Web sites and files. Midwifery Today, Inc., has no control over material external to this site and cannot ensure that such material will not be offensive or objectionable. It will, however, remove links to material that it feels to be inappropriate as it becomes aware of them.

Midwifery Today, Inc., may for any reason remove or modify data submitted by users to the Community. In particular, as a matter of policy, Midwifery Today, Inc., will not allow posts that contain any of the following content:

Users of the Community are encouraged to share their experiences, both positive and negative. However, complaints and accusations, as well as compliments and recommendations, must be related in general terms. Specific names may be used only when the information being related is already part of the public record, such as the names of parties to a lawsuit. Conflict resolution and practitioner referrals do not fall within the scope of the Community.

The privilege to participate in the Community may be revoked by Midwifery Today, Inc., at any time and for any reason.

Any user who finds material posted by another user to be objectionable is encouraged to send e-mail to