Terms and conditions.

Sacred Birthing –Terms and Conditions.

This site is managed by the founders of Sacred-Birthing Fiona Shaw and Samara Hawthorn. Booking a training/workshop or retreat requires the applicant to consult and accept these terms and conditions. The agreement to join the training/ workshop or retreat followed by sending the deposit implies full acceptance of these terms and conditions and represents the applicants "digital signature”. 


Training / workshops/ retreats/ supervision and mentorship.

The applicant warrants that booking a Training/Workshop/Retreat by any means signifies that they have read the relevant particulars pertaining to their purchase and have downloaded any relevant information. The applicant agrees that they are mentally and physically fit to undergo the training /workshop /retreat/ supervision or mentorship and that they accept responsibility for their own health throughout the training. 


Training /workshops/retreats

Booking of Sacred-Birthing Training /workshops or retreats signifies the applicants agreement that deposits are not refundable and deposits and fees are not transferable to another course or another person. Fees will be not be  refunded or transferable in any event-if the applicant cancels and or withdraws before the start date of a Training/ workshop or retreat for which they have registered; or If the student leaves during the training for any reason, or is asked to leave, fees will not be refunded for the whole or any part or at any point. 

Fees to be payed in full at the beginning of training /course or retreat. In exceptional circumstances a payment plan can be organised, to allow for staggered payments. Payments to be completed before the first day of last module. Should payments not be adhered to as planned, 10% of remaining fee will be added.

Mentorship and supervision.

 Mentorship and supervision are a requirement to be a fully qualified Sacred-Birthing doula. An individual contract between purchaser and Sacred-Birthing facilitator will be drawn up specifying the number of sessions and cost per session. 

Cancellation. Should the applicant or SB facilitator need to cancel their session, 48hours notice is required. Any less notice the session will need to be paid for in full.



The use of any of the trademarks, logos or brands, photos or images present on the site is strictly forbidden. 


Force Majeure 

Neither party will be deemed to be in breach of any of its obligations under the agreement as a result of any delay in performing or any failure to perform any such obligations by reason of any cause or event beyond the parties' control. A force majeure event includes, but is not limited to, any unforeseeable, inevitable, or unstoppable act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond the control of either party, despite all reasonable efforts made to the contrary. 

In addition to events usually recognised by the British courts, a force majeure event includes in particular (without limitation) the following: strike, lock-out, earthquake, fire, storm, flood, lightning, explosion, impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks.In such circumstances, the party delayed or unable to perform ("Delayed Party") shall notify the other party ("Affected Party") within ten (10) business days following the date such events become known. 

Unless prevented due to force majeure, both parties will meet within three months to examine the impact of the event and agree to the conditions under which the contract shall be continued. 

If the force majeure lasts longer than one (1) month, this agreement may be terminated by the injured party. 


Partial Invalidity 

These terms and conditions remain valid and in force, even if one or more clauses are invalid or declared so under any law, regulation or following the final decision of a competent court.


No failure of either party to exercise any power given to it in these terms and conditions or to insist upon strict compliance by the other party with its obligations hereunder shall constitute a waiver of either party's right to demand exact compliance with the terms hereof. 

Data Protection 

All personal data you provide us is used to process your orders. This data will betreated in accordance with the Data Protection principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR. 

Applicable Law and Competent Jurisdiction 

In form and content, these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. All orders placed with Sacred-Birthing strictly imply the acceptance of terms and conditions. In case of dispute or claim, the applicant agrees to seek an amicable solution with Sacred-Birthing before proceeding with any legal action. In the event where such a solution cannot be found, any disputes concerning the sale (price, Terms and Conditions, products, etc.) will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.