Imagine the joy of having a baby on the way. When the shock and the happiness of it slowly sink, reality starts to dig in. Are you ready for all the consequences pregnancy brings? Your responsibility starts not on the birth of the child but on the day you conceive the baby. There are bills to pay, monthly check-ups and sensitive precautions.
If you're a new or expectant mother, good health insurance coverage is now more important than ever. You'll depend on your health insurance for everything from prenatal and maternity care for you to pediatric visits and immunizations for your baby.
To avoid surprise medical bills during this wonderful time, it's important to learn the terms of your health insurance coverage right now. You'll also need to review and take steps to maintain your health insurance coverage if you lose or quit your job. continue reading