Terms and privacy statement
This site is intended, primarily, for midwives, although other health professionals and members of the public may also find it useful. However, the information contained in this site should never be used in place of proper advice from a qualified midwife or appropriate health professional.
DisclaimerWhilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and updated, because of the nature of this medium The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or validity of any of the information contained in or accessed from this website and accepts no liability for errors, loss or damages suffered by use of or reliance on any information published here. Similarly, the RCM does not endorse any product or information accessed through this website, or intend to create any contractual or other legal relation with RCM members, course participants or any other person using this website.
Users of this website seeking health-related information or advice should in all cases consult a qualified midwife or other appropriately qualified health professional.
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The RCM authorises users of this site to copy documents or pages published by the RCM on this website for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that your copies retain all copyright or other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained in such documents or pages.
All illustrations are licensed exclusively to the RCM and may not be used or copied without permission.
TrademarkThe Royal College of Midwives logo, crest and name are registered trademarks of The Royal College of Midwives and may not be used without permission.
Privacy and data protectionThe RCM imposes restrictions on the use of any personal information you provide with the aim of protecting personal data and your privacy. The personal information you provide will be used for the purposes you specify only and will not be passed to third parties.
The law allows you to see and correct data held about you. Questions about data protection should be sent in writing to: The Data Protection Officer, The Royal College of Midwives, 15 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NH.