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Motherbirth is a personal podcast and website created by Laura Rice and Mellisa Reeves.  The views and opinions expressed on this site and on our podcast are our own, based on our experience.  All content we share is intended as general information that does not constitute or substitute medical advice of any kind. You should always consult with a primary care provider with respect to your medical care if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are in the postpartum period. This website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition.

At Motherbirth, your privacy is very important to us. We have a few fundamental principles that we follow. Please read this carefully, so you understand your rights.

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.

Motherbirth does not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this site other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.

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We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Like most website operators, Motherbirth collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Motherbirth’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Motherbirth’s visitors use its website. From time to time,Motherbirth may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Motherbirth also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Motherbirth only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Certain visitors to Motherbirth’s websites choose to interact with Motherbirth in ways that require Motherbirth to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Motherbirth gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Motherbirth updates or various content downloads via email, are asked to provide their name and email. In each case, Motherbirth collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Motherbirth. Motherbirth does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Motherbirth discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Motherbirth’s behalf or to provide services available at Motherbirth’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Motherbirth’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Motherbirth will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.

We love when readers leave comments on Motherbirth website. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.

We recommend that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments and we reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.

Motherbirth uses various social media platforms. Motherbirth is not responsible for what you post on Motherbirth’s social media channels.

Personal information will not be transferred unless we are legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, please contact us. Motherbirth contains links to other websites. Motherbirth is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses. If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on May 24th, 2018. If you have any questions feel free to contact us directly at hello@motherbirth.co