Lactation Consultant Malpractice Insurance

The essentials and benefits of having professional malpractice insurance

What is Professional Malpractice Insurance for Lactation Consultants?

Malpractice insurance for lactation counselors or is designed to protect personal assets and cover unexpected expenses in the event of a suit being brought for any kind of medical malpractice. Because these perinatal professionals are teaching patients how to properly feed or care for their children, liability insurance for breastfeeding consultants eases the stress of fear of litigation. Knowing your personal assets or career is protected allows you to focus on performing your job to the best of your knowledge and expertise.

What Risks Do I Face as A Lactation Counselors That Warrants Malpractice Insurance for Breastfeeding Consultants?

A lactation counselor is a healthcare provider recognized as an expert in the fields of human lactation and breastfeeding counseling. Having the right breastfeeding counselor liability insurance provides assurance and peace of mind so you can focus on the clinical management of breastfeeding. Professional liability insurance for lactation counselors is important, regardless of type of employment: volunteer, self-employed, employed by a clinic or hospital, or other health care group. The best protection against any allegation is having a reliable, individual malpractice insurance policy for breastfeeding counselors at a reasonable cost. The cost of this coverage is relatively low when compared to all of its benefits.

Why Do I Need Professional Liability Insurance for Breastfeeding Counselors?

Because of the serious responsibilities that come with being a lactation counselor, either to the baby or the mother, emotions can become tense. In the event something happens with the health of a client or client’s child, the lactation counselor may be the perinatal professional they choose to lash out at, which leaves lactation counselors exposed to various risks, either personally or professionally. This coverage is designed to protect your personal assets or cover your expenses in the event of a medical malpractice lawsuit or liability claim. Our breastfeeding counselor malpractice insurance policy protects healthcare professionals for amounts that would otherwise need to be paid as a result of a medical liability claim arising out of a covered medical incident.

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CM&F Lactation Consultant Liability Insurance Coverage

Learn more about CM&F’s liability insurance for lactation consultants, endorsed by IBCLC (International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants) and recommended by many other Lactation Help Organizations and Programs.

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