AABC Gala to Grow Birth Centers 2013

September 27, 2013

Ann Geisler and Melanie Hart are excited to attend the AABC Gala to Grow Birth Centers event on Saturday, September 28th!  The event is AABC Foundation’s annual fundraising event and it is being held at the AABC Birth Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The theme of this year’s fundraising event is “Party at the Headwaters“.  We look […]

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Midwives Association of Florida Conference 2013

September 17, 2013

Southern Cross Insurance Solutions and The Midwife Plan are excited to attend the Midwives Association of Florida Conference 2013!  We are proud to participate as a Platinum Sponsor, as well as conduct two CEU sessions.  The CEU sessions will be “Professional Liability Insurance 101” and “Risk Managament for Adverse Outcomes”.  We will be attending September 20-21. The theme for […]

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Top Ten Ina May Gaskin Quotes

August 6, 2013

We would like to honor Ina May Gaskin and her amazing work for midwives with what we think are her top ten midwifery quotes of all time: 1.)  “It is important to keep in mind that our bodies must work pretty well, or there wouldn’t be so many humans on the planet.”   2.)  “There is no […]

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Congratulations JayVon Muhammad!

July 28, 2013

The Midwife Plan would like to congratulate JayVon Muhammad for becoming the new CEO of Marin City Health and Wellness Center!  JayVon has had a tremendous impact in the world of midwifery, and we know she will continue her success in the Marin City Community.  The following is from the NACPM that contains more information […]

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Are You a Midwife Without Liability Insurance?

June 25, 2013

Some midwives choose not to purchase liability insurance. Ann Geisler has two alternative suggestions: 1.)  Incorporate binding arbitration in your practice as an alternative dispute resolution. Contact Ann Geisler at (888) 986-3542 today for a description (in plain English) of how this process works. 2.)  Incorporate or form a legal entity to help shield and protect […]

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Working Hard to Reduce Insurance Rates for Midwives

June 18, 2013

Ann Geisler continues to promote OOH (out-of-hospital) midwifery as a safe and profitable insurable risk.  She has been working hard the past two decades to advocate and reduce insurance rates for midwives.  In May of 2013, she traveled to the Northeast to meet with a large “A-rated” insurance carrier to negotiate coverage for midwives and birth […]

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ACNM Annual Meeting Highlights

June 7, 2013

Ann Geisler and Melanie Hart had a wonderful time at the ACNM Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  Ann Geisler has been to dozens of Midwifery Events and Conferences, and said the ACNM Meeting was the largest conference she has ever attended.  The ACNM Annual Meeting had nearly 2,000 pre-registered attendants and 400 midwifery students! Ann […]

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58th Annual ACNM Meeting

May 17, 2013

Ann Geisler and Melanie Hart will be attending the upcoming 58th Annual ACNM Meeting from May 29  – June 2, 2013.  This year’s meeting will be taking place in Nashville, Tennessee. The 58th Annual ACNM Meeting is a wonderful opportunity for midwives, students, and other women’s healthcare providers to polish professional skills, learn the latest […]

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Ann Geisler Biography

May 10, 2013

Ann Geisler, formerly with Dean Insurance, is the President of  her new company Southern Cross Insurance Solutions.  Ann Geisler made this transition in January of this year to to continue expanding personalized insurance solutions such as insurance for midwives (midwifery insurance), insurance for birthing centers, malpractice insurance for providers and birth centers, and more. Ann Geisler has an […]

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Liability Committee Update from Home Birth Consensus Summit

April 26, 2013

Founder of The Midwife Plan, Ann Geisler, was honored to lead the Liability Committee at last week’s Home Birth Consensus Summit Review Meeting.  The meeting discussed the status of home birth in the United States maternity care system.  It brought representatives from all aspects of the US maternity care system together to discuss improved integration […]

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