Pregnancy Brain Course is a body-based program to release stress and anxiety using neurobiological and sensory techniques. Pregnancy Brain Course is NOT psychotherapy, mental health counseling, or psychiatric treatment, nor is it a substitute for psychotherapy, mental health counseling or psychiatric treatment. Pregnancy Brain Course cannot guarantee the outcome or results of your pregnancy including any changes to your physical or mental health, how long you stay pregnant or the health of your baby during pregnancy and after delivery. The Pregnancy Brain Course is designed to help you increase body awareness and improve nervous system health to alleviate sensations of anxiety, worry, fear and stress. Pregnancy Brain Course is not meant to be therapeutic in nature nor is it meant to provide medical advice. This course and the information and training shared are not meant to replace the advice provided by a licensed mental health provider or a medical professional.
What you can expect when you begin Pregnancy Brain Course
This self-paced course has been designed to teach you neurobiological and sensory strategies to help you complete the stress cycle, release survival stress and help you feel less anxious and afraid during pregnancy. The details of the course are outlined below.
Once you submit full payment for the program you will have access to the course for 6 months.
Pregnancy Brain Course Overview
Pregnancy Brain Course includes the following:
Neurobiological and sensory exercises to help you relieve stress, anxiety and fear during pregnancy
24 days of emails every day with resources, motivation or additional techniques
Access to question submission to be added to the Resource Library
6 months access to course materials, including the Resource Library and any updates to course content
Pregnancy Brain Course does NOT include email support or live 1:1 or group calls for personal questions.
New Member Agreement
Please read through this carefully as it contains important information about the professional services we provide as well as important business policies. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to discuss them with us by emailing our Programs Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neurobiological & Sensory Exercises
The neurobiological and sensory exercises involve learning body-based techniques to relieve stress, anxiety and fear during pregnancy. As a Pregnancy Brain Course member, it is up to you to implement the techniques taught during the program in order to achieve your perinatal health and wellness.
After every lesson, you will have access to a virtual form to submit your question to be answered in the Resource Library. Personal questions about a specific situation will not be included; however, questions that supplement and enhance the course material related to stress, anxiety, fear and pregnancy will be added to the Resource Library twice per month.
Emergency Contact Procedures
In the case of a medical or psychological emergency, if you are in imminent danger, call the police (911) or go immediately to your local emergency room.
For any technical issues, trouble accessing the course materials, broken links, receiving course emails, etc, please email email@example.com for support.
Questions about the course material will be submitted through a link provided in your Member Portal. Questions will be answered anonymously and these recorded answers will be placed in the Resource Library.
Pregnancy Brain Course does not offer email support for personal questions regarding the course material, your prenatal care, your pregnancy health or your labor and delivery options. Please email us if you would like personalized pregnancy support.
Investment & Payment
You agree that you are financially willing and able to invest in the Pregnancy Brain Course by choice.
Payment Authorization and Receipt
If paying by debit or credit card, you give Parijat Deshpande, LLC permission to automatically charge your credit card or debit card as payment for the Pregnancy Brain Course without any additional authorization, and you will receive an electronic receipt. Please note that chargebacks are not permitted and you are agreeing that you will make the payment in full.
If there is a problem with the payment transaction or method or there is a chargeback, you will be notified by email and then have a 3-day grace period to make the payment. If no payment is made within the 3-day grace period, the Pregnancy Brain Course will automatically terminate and you will no longer be granted access to program materials. In some instances, a collection agency may be involved to complete payment.
Due to the digital nature of the Pregnancy Brain Course, we have a strict no refund policy. It is my intention that you are happy and satisfied with the Pregnancy Brain Course. However, if you decide to withdraw at any time for any reason, you are still fully responsible for making all payments and no refunds will be provided.
Confidentiality and Privacy
You have the right to confidentiality and privacy.
Parijat Deshpande, LLC adheres to professional, legal, and ethical guidelines of confidentiality established by professional organizations and state law. Legal and ethical exceptions to confidentiality include: a clear or present danger to harm yourself or another, knowledge of the abuse or neglect of a minor child or incapacitated adult, or responses to a court subpoena or as otherwise required by law.
In addition to the confidentiality obligations set forth in the preceding paragraphs, in the event that, during the performance of Services hereunder, Parijat Deshpande LLC receives, observes or otherwise comes into possession of information that is protected by any applicable privacy laws, including without limitation, the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in the US, the European Union Privacy Directive (Directive 95/46/EC), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Canada (PIPEDA) in Canada, and any other applicable data protection laws, Parijat Deshpande LLC agrees to fully comply with such laws, as they may be applicable to Parijat Deshpande LLC based on the nature of the Services, including without limitation, maintaining the confidentiality of any protected information, and that, whether or not such laws apply to Parijat Deshpande LLC based on the nature of the Services, Parijat Deshpande LLC will not use such information other than as necessary to perform the Services.
A copy of the Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP), which describes your rights and protections regarding your health care records as defined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule, is available upon request. An abbreviated version of the NPP is included in this welcome packet below.
Please do not hesitate to discuss any questions or concerns that you have regarding confidentiality or privacy at any time.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Pregnancy Brain Course content and materials are being provided to you for your individual use only and with a single-user license, which means that you are not allowed or authorized to share, copy, sell, post, distribute, reproduce, duplicate, trade, resell or otherwise disseminate any portion of the program or program materials electronically or otherwise for commercial use or in any way without my prior written consent. Any evidence of sharing or unlawful distribution will result in an immediate ban from Pregnancy Brain Course and all other products and services provided by Parijat Deshpande, LLC.
All work products shall be considered Background Intellectual Property. Background Intellectual Property shall mean intellectual property, proprietary information, or confidential know-how relevant to the consultation which is in the possession of Parijat Deshpande, LLC. prior to the commencement of the consultation or generated after the commencement of the consultation. Such products remain property of Parijat Deshpande, LLC., including, but not limited to, ideas, charts, drawings, specifications, brochures, informational pamphlets, questionnaires, draft or final reports, findings, recommendations, data, and memoranda. Works published under copyright during the term of this agreement will remain under the copyright of Parijat Deshpande, LLC. No member information shall be published without written permission.
Notice of Privacy Practices
This notice describes an overview of how health information about you may be used and disclosed by Parijat Deshpande, LLC and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
You have the right to:
• Get a copy of your paper or electronic wellness counseling/consultation record
• Correct your paper or electronic wellness counseling/consultation record
• Request confidential communication
• Ask us to limit the information we share
• Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared your information
• Get a copy of this privacy notice
• Choose someone to act for you
• File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated
You have some choices in the way that we use and share information as we:
• Tell family and friends about your condition
• Provide disaster relief
• Include you in a hospital directory
• Provide mental health care
• Market our services and sell your information
• Raise funds
Our Uses and Disclosures
Parijat Deshpande, LLC may use and share your information as we:
• Work with you
• Work with your physicians and other healthcare providers
• Bill for your services
• Help with public health and safety issues
• Do research
• Comply with the law
• Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
• Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
• Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
Please contact Parijat Deshpande if you would like to review a detailed version of this notice.
You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Parijat Deshpande, LLC from and against any liabilities, costs, damages, penalties or fees (including reasonable attorney’s fees) (“Damages”) resulting from third party claims, actions and suits (“Claims”) arising out of (i) your negligence or willful misconduct. (ii) your use of Parijat Deshpande’s IP and Background IP, and (iii) your breach of this agreement. You shall provide us with such assistance,without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
I understand that all advice, information, and materials provided to me during thePregnancy Brain Course is considered to be guidance on neurobiological and sensory techniques and mind-body health and wellness, and as such do not constitute medical advice. I take full responsibility for actions taken on the basis of this guidance. I agree to release all claims against Parijat Deshpande, LLC based on my implementation or interpretation of any such guidance provided to me during my time in the Pregnancy Brain Course. I understand that the Pregnancy Brain Course does not guarantee any physical or mental health outcomes for myself or my baby before, during or after pregnancy.
This agreement may be terminated by either party upon a 2 week written notice. The Indemnification, Privacy, and Intellectual Property clauses will survive the termination of this agreement. Fees are still due in full.
Both parties agree to abide by the laws of the State of California. In case of a dispute, the parties shall first seek mediation through the Bay Area Mediation Services of the Bar Association of San Francisco. Each party shall be responsible for their own mediation fees.
Assignment and Delegation
I understand that this consent form is an agreement specifically between myself and Parijat Deshpande, LLC for mind-body health and wellness training through the Pregnancy Brain Course. I understand that neither Parijat nor I can assign nor delegate any rights or performance from this consent to another individual without prior written consent.
I understand that my membership in the program will begin upon receipt of this signed consent form and payment. Once the consent form, payment and the completed I will have access to the Pregnancy Brain Course materials, which will be emailed to me once a day for the next three weeks.
If any clause, or portion of a clause, in this Agreement is considered invalid under the rule of law, it shall be regarded as stricken while the remainder of this Agreement shall continue to be in full effect.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties relating to the subject matter addressed in this Agreement. This Agreement supersedes all prior communications, contracts, or agreements between the parties with respect to the subject matter addressed in this Agreement, whether oral or written.