Working During Pregnancy

Insurance Mess!

I was put on bed rest on September 26th for multiple high risk factors. The company I worked for has used Aetna as their health insurance provider for the past 2 years. On 10/25/12 I was asked for my doctor's information (both OB and perinatal specialist) to give to our insurance company for benefit verification. We were switching from Aetna to Humana on 11/01/12 and they wanted to double check that all my benefits would stay the same since I am already 29 weeks. Received a call back from my employer and was told everything was good to go!

Incompetent Cervix

I was pregnant with my second child. We found out at my 20 week ultra sound it was a little boy. At about 23 weeks I began to experience contractions and soon had my baby, a stillbirth. I have been diagnosed with an incomptent cervix. As I had already been pregnant and had my daughter, who is now 9, I had no reason to believe that there was anything worng with carrying a baby the second time areound. I have been told that when I get pregnant again I will have to have a creclage at 10 to 14 weeks. I do want to have another child but, naturally, am feeling apprehensive.

Pregnant and Hired -- It's About Time! New Yahoo CEO Makes Waves

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It's been one of the banes of pregnant women's existence for as long as one can remember. Trying to find a job while pregnant is practically impossible. Whether it's the employer's fear of higher insurance costs, or that the expectant mom will miss too much work, employers are hesitant to hire moms-to-be.

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