The words, "Birthing From Within®" and our marks (logos) are registered trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. These registered trademarks include the illustration of the Mother in the Kiva (by Pam England) and the Labyrinth logo (as shown), and the Ancient Map for Modern Birth cover art (by Pam England and Virginia Bobro).
Our trademarked name and logos are used exclusively for marketing and promoting Birthing From Within childbirth classes and professional trainings provided by Birthing From Within's Facilitators, Certified Mentors/Doulas, and Mentors/Doulas who are current and active in our Certification Program.
Our trademarks distinguish Birthing From Within classes and workshops from those offered by all other childbirth classes, teachers, and organizations. Trademark rights prevent others from using our mark and logo or a confusingly similar mark or name. Trademark rights are freely granted to our Birthing From Within Mentors and Doulas who active and in good standing with Birthing From Within International LLC.
Every current, active Mentor and Doula in good standing is listed in our directory >
It is important to us, to our valued Mentors, as well as to the parents who take our classes, that we protect our trademarks by ensuring that only our trained and approved Mentors use the name “Birthing From Within."
Anyone who is NOT listed and is representing themselves or their classes as “Birthing From Within” is infringing on our trademarks.
Please let us know by email if someone is misrepresenting their work as Birthing From Within > firstname.lastname@example.org.
These phrases and upcoming projects are also trademarked by Birthing From Within International LLC:
Birth Story Medicine®
Birth as a Heroic Journey™
Birth as a Warrior's Journey™
Breastfeeding From Within™
Ancient Map for Modern Birth™
Ancient Maps for Modern Birth Education™
Doula From Within™
Under no circumstances may any of our registered trademarks, other trademarks, photographs, paintings, drawings, and other images, or any text on this website or in any of our publications or products be used or reproduced in any form (digital or otherwise) without written permission from BIRTHING FROM WITHIN INTERNATIONAL, LLC. All the material on this site (unless otherwise noted) is copyrighted and protected by law. If you have questions about our trademarks, or wish to get permission to use one of trademarks, please contact us.
To read more about the mission of Birthing From Within, our programs, workshops, classes, and parenting materials, please use the links at the top and bottom of this page.