Midwives & Birth Centers Apply Here

Several years in the making, The Midwife Plan is an Allied Healthcare Professional and General Liability insurance policy designed specifically for Midwives and Birth Center Practices*. It is available for members of these professional organizations:

  • American Association of Birth Centers (AABC)
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
  • Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)
  • National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM)

*additional policies available for physicians

What coverage does The Midwife Plan offer?

Important coverage features offered in The Midwife Plan include:

  • Claims made professional and premises general liability
  • Duty to defend
  • Including employees, contractors, students and medical director
  • Substitute midwives included at no additional charge
  • Includes home birth, birth center birth and hospital birth
  • VBAC coverage included for birth center and hospital births
  • Free extended reporting endorsement for
    death, retirement, or permanent disability
  • License investigation/disciplinary expenses
  • Wrongful acts taking place within the 50 states or D.C.
  • Punitive damages coverage where insurable
  • Supplemental payments coverage for lost wages
    to attend trials/hearings in defense of a claim
  • Our own midwifery advisory board oversees underwriting
  • Research and development funded by AABC,
    ACNM, NACPM, MANA, and numerous others
  • Risk Management/Claims Toll Free “hot line”
  • Monthly payment plan as low as 10% down payment
  • Sponsored by A+ rated insurance companies

Midwives and Birth Centers – please apply for coverage by filling out The Midwife Plan Application.  Completed forms can be emailed to Ann Geisler at ageisler@southerncrossins.com or faxed to 407-985-3556.

Southern Cross gives you better coverage quickly, with turnaround time to meet your needs. We know your business. We solve your need for coverage.


Ann Geisler and Southern Cross Insurance Solutions are excited to attend the American Association of Birth Centers Birth Institute.  This year’s event will take place in Anchorage, Alaska from October 5-8.

The theme is Wild and Strong:  A Celebration of Resilience.  

We hope you’ll join us for the valuable clinical sessions, events, and networking that AABC organizes for everyone.

Visit the following links for more information about the AABC Birth Institute 2017:

 Don’t forget to stop by and see Ann Geisler and Melanie Hart in the Exhibit Hall!


ACNM 62nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2017

January 31, 2017

Ann Geisler and Southern Cross Insurance Solutions are excited to attend the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) 62nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition.  This year’s event will take place in Chicago from May 21-25th. The theme is Midwives: Reaching New Heights.   The theme is designed not only to evoke the skyline of one of America’s greatest cities, […]

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MANA 2016 | Respect

August 23, 2016

Southern Cross Insurance Solutions is excited to be a Silver Sponsor for MANA 2016!  Ann Geisler has attended every year since 1997, and looks forward to the upcoming event October 13-16 in Atlanta!   The theme for MANA 2016 is “Respect”.  What does MANA mean by respect? midwives’ RESPECT for the birthing process and birthing families fostering […]

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10th Annual AABC Birth Institute

June 28, 2016

We’re thrilled to be Gold Sponsors and attendees of the 10th Annual AABC Birth Institute!  We’ve been long-time members of AABC, and this is an event Ann Geisler looks forward to each and every year!   This year’s theme is “Building Bridges” and will be held from September 22-25th in Pittsburgh, PA.  The unique event […]

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See You at the 2016 CAM Annual Conference!

June 7, 2016

We’re beyond excited to be Silver Sponsors and attendees of the 2016 CAM Annual Conference!  We were checking out the California Association of Midwives schedule of events and wow, Wow, WOW this looks like an event you won’t want to miss!   We’re especially looking forward to our friend from OneBeacon Professional Insurance, Dave Pulley’s presentation […]

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ACNM 61st Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 4, 2016

Ann Geisler and Southern Cross Insurance Solutions are excited to be an exhibitor for the ACNM 61st Annual Meeting & Exhibition!  Ann will be in Albuquerque for all four days of the event from May 22nd-May 26th.  As a long time ACNM supporter and member this is an event Ann looks forward to every year! We found […]

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Buyer Beware – Risk Retention Groups (RRG)

August 29, 2014

Risk Retention Groups are a type of insurance transfer company that is owned by each policyholder. Policy holders usually are also required to make a “contribution” to join to cover the companies’ expenses and claims.  Southern Cross Insurance Solutions no longer recommends this type of insurance because these companies are not regulated to the same extent […]

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2014 AABC Birth Institute & Annual Meeting

August 18, 2014

The 2014 AABC Birth Institute & Annual Meeting is set to take place from September 18-21st!  Southern Cross Insurance Solutions is happy to support this wonderful event as a $2,500 Gold Sponsor. This year’s event is entitled Birth Centers:  Modeling the Future of Maternity Care, and will take place in Washington DC.  The AABC Birth Institute […]

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ACNM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 14, 2014

Ann Geisler is excited to be in attendance for the ACNM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition today!  Ann will be in Denver for all four days of the event. We found a description of the event via ACNM’s impressive mobile app for the event: At the ACNM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Denver, midwives […]

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Birth Center Malpractice Insurance FAQ

February 12, 2014

Founder of The Midwife Plan, Ann Geisler, would like to share her expertise on some common questions that come up when discussing birth center malpractice insurance with her clients: Is it common practice in the malpractice insurance industry to shop around at renewal time? Yes, as an Independent Agency, we have access to many different […]

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