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Pregnancy Forum Guidelines

Welcome to MDC's I'm Pregnant forum! This forum is for discussion and respectful requests for information, personal experiences and evidence-based research to help mothers learn about natural pregnancy, minimizing intervention and navigating the prenatal experience.   Quote: From Peggy O'Mara, owner and publisher of Mothering/MDC: Natural family living views pregnancy and birth as normal bodily processes, not disease states. Therefore, interventions are avoided during pregnancy in favor of human interaction. A person interested in... read more

News And Current Events

  News And Current Events Forum Guidelines     By participating in this forum, you agree to abide by the forum's guidelines. This forum is intended to be an informative gathering place to discuss issues in a respectful manner, regardless of our personal differences. The MDC User Agreement is in effect in the forum. Please adhere to our copyright guidelines. A link to an original article is helpful to direct readers to the original content and will enable members to read an article its entirety rather than posting copyrighted content at MDC. Per the MDC User... read more

User Agreement

Mothering’s Mission   Mothering is a community for exploring and celebrating the philosophy of natural family living. This philosophy includes the ideas of instinctual and responsive parenting, sustainable living, and parental autonomy. Mothering was founded by mothers on the premise that parents are experts in regards to their own families. In the spirit of informed consent, we examine unexplored sides of an issue, including controversial subjects, in an effort to give mothers all the possible information available. Ultimately, natural family living is about finding... read more

Copyright Concerns

Copyright Responsibility: Please respect copyright law. If you quote something, limit yourself to only that which will make your point and then link to the rest.  Please refrain from posting: Private emails and Private Messages (PMs) Articles not written by you without written permission to reproduce.     Content that does not adhere to these guidelines may be removed by a moderator or administrator. If you see content that you believe to be in violation of these guidelines, please email the board administrator or click the post, wiki or review's  icon to alert... read more

Thread Placement In Fertility

Hey folks, as I was cruising through here on a normal house-cleaning mission...I noticed many threads placed incorrectly. The Fertility Forum has several sub forums, which help get your questions answered and help us keep track of what is going on in here. Family Planning: trying to avoid getting pregnant, discussing birth control options, discussing child spacing - those threads should go there. TTC: Pretty self explanatory. If you are TTC, or gearing up to TTC, and have questions about your cycle, the HPT you just took, TCOYF, charts, cervical fluid, temps,... read more

Pleased To Meet You Forum Guidelines

Hi! Welcome to MotheringDotCommunity and the Pleased To Meet You forum! We are so happy you're here. The Pleased To Meet You forum is a space to stop in and introduce yourself and to greet others. It is support-only and does not host debate. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our User Agreement, Our Statement of Purpose and our Signature Rules. Here is a helpful article written by Mothering/MDC's owner and publisher, Peggy O'Mara, that helps explain "Natural Family Living" in more detail. Please note that our User Agreement does not allow... read more

Book Club Forum Guidelines

Welcome to the Book Club Forum!   What is a book club? A book club is a group of members who commit to meet for a time to either discuss one particular book, or to discuss a specialized interest or genre.Who can run a book club? Any member willing to commit to facilitating discussion. Please note that MDC book clubs are open to all members. Expect a lively discussion with some friendly debate (within the User Agreement, of course)!How do I start a book club? Simply start a thread here with information on your book club. Include the book title and author, a brief... read more

Birth Professionals Forum Guidelines

Welcome to the Birth Professionals Forum: A gathering place for those involved with maternal care/birth work to share professional experiences, evidence-based protocols, educational concerns and birth-related research analysis and more. The Birth Professionals Forum was designed to be a resource for birth professionals and those interested in the birth-related professions to discuss issues that are pertinent to their livelihoods and various career paths. This forum is not intended to be an "Ask the Experts" forum for members to submit their questions to the trained... read more

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