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How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

How does insurance work for pregnancy ?

Same as anything....: If you have insurance coverage, they should pay for doctor visits, hospital delivery, aftercare, etc. You just need to call your insurance company and ask them what the specific benefits are. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

When are the tests in pregnancy that look for disabilities?

Depends on type: Some genetic conditions that are associated with disabilities can be detected by studies of the fetal blood or amniotic fluid, obtained by amniocentesis. Others might be suspected based on ultrasound imaging of the fetus. In addition, an examination of the newborn by a medical geneticist can provide further information. But often there's no test that can predict type or extent of later disability. ...Read more

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What tests in pregnancy look for disabilities in your child?

What tests in pregnancy look for disabilities in your child?

Ultrasound and labs: Throughout pregnancy there are incremental examinations for disabilities. Sometimes there is an early sonogram inside of 10 weeks, that can visualize the heart and check size. Around 20 weeks, there is a full sonogram that looks over multiple areas for any kind of anomalies. Depending, there may be one later too. There are also labs drawn that look for congenital and spinal defects around 20 wks. ...Read more

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I had to wait 3 days between my old bc brand to get my new bc brand. My insurance quit covering it What can I do to still be protected from pregnancy ?

I had to wait 3 days between my old bc brand to get my new bc brand. My insurance quit covering it What can I do to still be protected from pregnancy ?

Ask your DR: Call your insurance to ask what is covered. If you are sexually active, use condomes. You did not indicate the details. Does your ins cover a different pill? IUD? etc. ...Read more

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What are the insurance benefits due pregnancy. Is it a medicaid or medicare?

What are the insurance benefits due pregnancy. Is it a medicaid or medicare?

Not Medicare: Medicare is for those over 62 and not too many in that age group get pregnant. Medicaid has programs that vary from state to state but most include pregnancy coverage. ...Read more

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What medication can cause learning disabilities if given in pregnancy?

What medication can cause learning disabilities if given in pregnancy?

Valproate: Valproic acid tops the list; it's used for epilepsy and, most recently, for anxiety. Other older epilepsy drugs also are associated with some degree of learning disorders. ...Read more

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If I took levothyroxine pills in pregnancy will my child have learning disabilities?

Not if your hypothy-: Roidism was treated prior to conception & your free t 4 was >10th %ile of the normal range throughout pregnancy. If your ft4 was < 10th%ile especially < 12 wks. Post-conception, a slightly ?ed risk for psychomotor & language delays & school-age learning issues is best addressed early through your state health division's early intervention program or your school district's child find team at age 3. ...Read more

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Can people file for disability with a high risk pregnancy?

Can people file for disability with a high risk pregnancy?

Temporarily.: Temporary disability can be easily claimed with pregnancy complications requiring restricted activity and specific therapy (e.g. Chronic placental abruption, preeclampsia, cervical incompetence, pprom, etc). Permanent disability is (thankfully) rarely the result of pregnancy in the us. ...Read more

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Tired of negative pregnancy tests. Crying every month. What can I do if no insurance?

Tired of negative pregnancy tests. Crying every month. What can I do if no insurance?

BBts may be of help: You do not say how long you have been trying or how old you are-both of importance in answering your question. However, an inexpensive way to see if and when you are fertile is to record daily temperature. So called BBT (basal body temperature) instructions can be found in many internet sites. ...Read more

Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more


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Disabilities (Definition)

Disabilities is a term that describes a mental or physical condition that limits one's abilities to carry out the ...Read more