Virtuously B'Earthed Doula Services' Disclaimer for Products, Goods, and Services
Unfortunately, we live in a litigious society where people sue each other, blame each other and transfer responsibility to others, and as such, it is necessary to set forth the following Disclaimer for use of Virtuously B'Earthed's website.
Not Medical Advice: The information contained on my website or provided through my blog, e-mails, programs, services or products is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment that can be provided by your physician, therapist, licensed dietitian or nutritionist, or any other health care professional. I am not a medical health practitioner or mental health provider and I am not putting myself out to be in any capacity. I am not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services or attempting to diagnose, treat or cure in any manner whatsoever any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body. Rather, I serve as a coach, mentor and guide who helps you reach your own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes that help you live and thrive using simple methods.
Consult Your Physician or Health Care Provider: My intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and a medical doctor or other health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health care professional regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health situation, possible or actual pregnancy, known or suspected food sensitivities or allergies, dietary restrictions, or any medications you are currently taking. I advise you to speak with your own physician before implementing any suggestions from my website, blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products, including but not limited to before taking any medication, herbal, Ayurveda or homeopathic supplement; engaging in an elimination diet, detox or cleanse; performing deep breathing exercises; or participating in any other aspect of a food, diet, exercise or lifestyle program. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from me. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your physician or health care professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly.
Evaluated by the FDA: The information contained on my website or provided through our blog, e-mails, programs, services, or products has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, or to be considered medical or psychological advice.
No Guarantees: My role is to support and assist you in reaching your goals, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through. I cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you understand that results differ by each individual. As with any health-related program or service, your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to, your individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise, and level of commitment.
Client Stories: I present real world experiences, examples, testimonials, photos, and insights about other people’s experiences for purposes of illustration only. They are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results. Rather, these client stories represent what is possible with my programs, services, and/or products. Each of these unique stories, and any and all results reported in these stories by our clients, are the culmination of numerous variables, some of which I cannot control.
Assumption of Risk: There could be unknown individual risks and circumstances that could arise during use of my programs, services and/or products that can influence or reduce results. I am not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after any of my programs, services and/or products. You understand that any use of any product, recipe, suggestion, or recommendation is at your own risk, with no liability on my part. You accept full responsibility for your use, or non-use, of any information provided by me through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve me of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable) or any other person, may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided. If you have any concern, please consult a physician. Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through my website, blog, e-mails, programs, services and products, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. I am not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced in my website, blog, e-mails, programs, services, and products. While every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up-to-date information, I am not responsible for the accuracy of my content.
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For Birth Pool Rentals: Please read the following: • The rental period for the birth pool is 4 weeks. Billing starts from the day of receipt of the pool. $50.00 per week may be charged if you keep the birth pool beyond the end of the rental period. • There will be no reduction in fees if the pool is used and returned in a short period of time. • There will be no refund for circumstances beyond our control (i.e. the pool is not used for labor or birth). • Refund of the balance owing will be issued only if the following occurs. (1.) The pool arrives in unusable condition. (2.) The baby is born prior to 36 weeks. • The $50 booking deposit is non refundable • The client agrees to take full responsibility for the manner and purpose for which the pool is used, and it is limited to indoor use. Also, the client agrees to pay for the repair or replacement of the pool and/or accessories in the event they are damaged and rendered unusable by misuse or negligent handling while in the client's possession. Damage can result from puncture, melting, ripping of the pool or breakage of accessories. • Prior to its return, the pool and accessories should be cleaned and dried by the client. An additional charge will be incurred if the pool or its accessories require additional cleaning beyond typical sanitization.
If client wishes to have Virtuously B'Earthed Doula Services set-up and break down Birth Pool, client agrees to pay a Handling Fee of $75.
• The pool must be used with the included form-fitting disposable liner. • The rental fee does include a new lead-free hose. Client will receive 2 hoses. The white hose is to put clean water into the Birth Pool. The green hose will be used to remove the dirty water from the pool. Client will assume ownership of the green hose. Client must return the white hose with the pool and other accessories. • It is important to familiarize yourself with the pool and accessories prior to the onset of labor. Read and follow the instructions included with the pool. Practice setting up the pool to familiarize yourself with the process. Check that the faucet adapter will fit a faucet in your home. The included adapter fits most standard faucets. It it does not fit yours, you may find an alternative at a good hardware store. • Virtuously B'Earthed Doula Services and/or its agents, members, employees and associates, as well as the pool manufacturer are hereby released and held harmless from any and all responsibility or liability for both maternal and infant complications, including mortality or morbidity, or injury or physical property damage to any or all persons connected with the use of the rented pool, that may occur before, during and/or after labor and birth.