This web site is maintained to be a source of information about pregnancy and childbirth. It is the intention of the author that the information, ideas and links offered will assist the reader in finding resources as she/he makes decisions about how to how handle pregnancy and labor. At no time should the information on this web site and any web site linked to or from it be understood to be directives or commands to make a specific decision. The author maintains at all times that it is the responsibility and right of the parent to make the decisions that affect the health and well-being of the child.
Information given at this web site is not intended to replace the proper care of a doctor or midwife. A health care provider is a valuable resource as you make decisions because he/she can offer information about your specific situation and tests to determine the health and safety of the mother and baby. If you are dissatisfied with the care you are currently receiving you are invited to seek an in-person second opinion from one of the midwives listed in the Natural Childbirth Directory.