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Terms of Use.


  • Identifiable Personal Information

  • IP Address

  • Cookies

  • External Links

  • Modifications


  • Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions

  • Restrictions on Use of Materials

  • No Framing Allowed

  • Copyright Complaints

  • Termination

  • User Must Comply with Applicable Laws


The National Perinatal Association (NPA) is committed to respecting and protecting  your privacy.

This policy explains what types of information is collected by the NPA website,,

and how this information is used.


When you become a member of NPA or sign up for e-communications you voluntarily provide us with contact information, like your name and e-mail address.

We will use this information for the specific, limited purpose of sending you information about NPA programs, initiatives, events, advocacy opportunities, and membership benefits. 

You may always "opt out," either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive communication from NPA.

NPA does not provide, share, sell, or rent your contact information


NPA uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to deliver website content, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic (e.g. Google Analytics).


Our site uses "cookie" messages to automatically help provide better services. Cookies remind a website who you are and about your preferences for using our website based on what you've done and told us before. The "cookie" is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you need to navigate our site. Cookies also help us understand which parts of our sites are most popular with visitors. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly. See Federal Trade Commission - Protecting America's Consumers: Internet Cookies.

Our site includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and the National Perinatal Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.



Membership rights and privileges are for the period of one year, starting on your date of membership registration and ending on that date in the subsequent year. 

Corporate members and partners do not have voting rights or privileges.



The National Perinatal Association does not offer refunds of membership dues.
We hope that you will chose to renew your membership each year.
To encourage your ongoing membership, you will receive an email from NPA when your membership is about to expire. This email will invite you to renew at NPA's posted membership rate. (Membership rates are subject to change.)
After your membership expires, you will receive an additional email inviting you to renew your membership.
You may unsubscribe from NPA's contact list at any time.



We thank our corporate members and sponsors whose contributions help us to conduct important programs and initiatives in support of parents, babies, and families.

All corporate engagements are transparent and the NPA maintains independence.


We do not promote or endorse any treatments, products, goods, or services.

NPA does not provide, share, sell, or rent your contact information - including email addresses - to sponsors, partners, or anyone outside the NPA organization.

Corporate members and sponsors do NOT have NPA voting rights or privileges.



This Terms of Use Agreement (this "Agreement"), states the terms and conditions under which you may use this web site (the "Site").  Please read this Agreement carefully.  


This Site contains various information relating to the National Perinatal Association, Inc. ("the National Perinatal Association" or "We") in the form of text, graphics, news, reports, and other materials (tangible or intangible) ("Content").  


By accessing, browsing and/or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by this Agreement.  If you do not accept this Agreement (and therefore do not agree to by bound by this Agreement), do not use this Site.


We reserve the right to amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on our Site.   


You acknowledge that this Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that the Content is and shall remain the property of the National Perinatal Association or any other party (each a "Contributor") who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the Content.  You shall at no time assert any claims of ownership over any content by reason of your use of or any right to use this Site and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest arising therefrom.  You agree to comply with all copyright and trademark laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Content.


You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale or transfer of, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part.  You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use and that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Contributor, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any Content. The National Perinatal Association authorizes you to view and use the Content on this Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use. The use of the Content on any other site, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited without the National Perinatal Association's prior written approval. 

For permission to use content from this website or from a newsletter authored and distributed by the National Perinatal Association, request written permission and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting Erika Goyer. Attribution for website content should be given as follows: "Reprinted with permission from the National Perinatal Association." Attribution for newsletter content should be given as follows: "This article reprinted with permission from a publication of the National Perinatal Association."


Elements of this Site are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part by any means, including but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors.  None of the Content for our Site may be retransmitted without the express written consent of the National Perinatal Association.  


The designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is Kristy Love, Executive Director, National Perinatal Association, PO Box 392, Lonedell, Missouri 63060. 


The National Perinatal Association reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of our Site or the Content, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability.


The National Perinatal Association reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the content at any time without prior notice or liability.


This Site is based in Missouri.  The National Perinatal Association makes no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded or are appropriate for use outside of the United States.  If you access this Site from outside of the United States, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction. 

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The content provided on this website is provided as a service to members of the public.

Information presented on this website is provided for informational purposes only.  

No information presented on this website constitutes medical or legal advice, nor does it create a provider-client relationship between the National Perinatal Association and any other party. 

You acknowledge and agree that this site and the content therein are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  None of the National Perinatal Association, any of its members, affiliates or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents (collectively the "National Perinatal Association") guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any of the content. 

None of the National Perinatal Association parties warrants that this site will be uninterrupted or error free or that this site, its server or any files available for downloading through this sites are free of computer viruses or other harmful elements. You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of this site and the accuracy or completeness of the content is assumed solely by you. 

None of the National Perinatal Association parties makes any, and hereby specifically disclaims any, representations, endorsements, guarantees, or warranties, express or implied, regarding this site or any content, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of third-party rights.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all of the National Perinatal Association's parties disclaim any warranties with respect to any results that may be obtained from the use of this site.



Under no circumstances will any of the National Perinatal Association’s parties be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the content on the web site.  

It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information or any content available through the web site.

In no event shall any of the National Perinatal Association’s parties be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or relating to the content, service, or this agreement, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory.

Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for negligence, consequential or incidental damages, in such jurisdictions the National Perinatal Association’s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

Your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this site is to stop using this site.



In the event that any portion of the Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalid or unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with the applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  


The paragraph headings herein are provided only for reference and shall have no effect on the construction or interpretation of the Agreement.


The National Perinatal Association's failure to enforce your strict performance of any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of its right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement.  


Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of the Agreement.


The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, except with regard to its conflicts of law rules.  Any action relating to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be brought in the federal or state courts located in Missouri, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.  Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Content, Site or this Agreement must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arose, or be barred.


This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties for this Site and supersedes all existing agreements and all other oral, written or other communication between the parties concerning its subject matter.


You agree to use the Content and Site only for lawful purposes.


You are prohibited from any use of the Content or Site that would constitute an illegal offense, give rise to liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. 

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