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Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health ("CIMFH") website is designed for educational purposes only. Neither CIMFH nor its information contributors make any express or implied representations or warranties that the information contained is in every respect accurate, complete or current. Pediatric care is constantly improving and dealing with new challenges. New ideas, practices and research prompt continuous changes in our understanding and recommendations. However, the possibility of human error and changes in medical sciences prevent the authors and CIMFH from offering these pages as anything more than starting points for care decisions that parents, pediatricians, healthcare professionals and children must make together.

This information provided on the CIMFH website is not a substitute for a professional relationship between a healthcare provider and a patient. The information provided on this website does not provide a diagnosis of a health condition or a recommendation for a course of treatment. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information. If you are concerned about your health or that of a child, please consult your family's health provider immediately. Do not wait for a response from our professionals or delay seeking medical advice because of the information found on this website.

The CIMFH website may include links providing direct access to other Internet sites. CIMFH takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial, monitoring or other control over those other sites and therefore does not assume any liability for those sites, their content or their privacy practices. CIMFH reserves the right to remove any link from this site for any or no reason. The existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to users of this site.

Certain areas of the site may allow for the posting or exchange of information among and between users. Users that submit or post information to this site grant CIMFH the authority and right to use any submission in any way, and by such submissions warrant and represent to CIMFH that such submissions are not in violation of United States copyright or other laws.  In addition, CIMFH reserves the right to review, edit or delete any posting or information (including, without limitation, those that appear to be inappropriate for the intended purposes of this site).

All images, text, illustrations and other materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by Children's Hospital Colorado or other individuals or entities and are protected by United States copyright laws.  Hospital photography copyright Children's Hospital Colorado. Any reproduction, retransmission, distribution or republication of all or part of any images, text programs, illustrations and other materials found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless Children's Hospital Colorado or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent.  All other rights reserved.  This site is intended to be maintained in a manner consistent with United States copyright laws.  Accordingly, users should not submit or post copyrighted material to this site unless the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to such submission.

All trademarks, service marks and logos referred to or appearing on this site are the property of their respective owners.  The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of CIMFH appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without prior express written permission from CIMFH.

CIMFH cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.

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