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individual assignment week 3 - Latosha Huck(Grant Latosha...

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Unformatted text preview: Latosha Huck (Grant) Latosha Huck (Grant) ECO/HC ­ 561 May 2, 2011 Laurie Gazzale Pregnant without Health Insurance? This can be a burden on any woman. Situation Situation A single 23­year old female, generally healthy, who does not have a history of smoking or drinking, and is pregnant with her first child Adequate care Adequate care First and for most, with any pregnancy it is important for the mother to be receiving adequate care from a doctor so that mother and child can be monitored for progress and any complication that may arise. Current options for care Current options for care The A.S.K Benefits Solutions ( n.d) website states that there are several options a pregnant woman without health insurance can look into in the state of California such as: State Disability, Use FSA, Medicaid, WIC, and Charity Care. Out­of­Pocket Costs Out­of­Pocket Costs Pregnancies are not cheap and for this reason single women must ask themselves whether or not traditional hospitals are the way to go or if a birthing center is their best option. Decisions… Decisions… Decisions… Decisions… Our single 23 year old female must make the best decision for her and her unborn child based off her financial income and situation. It is important to weigh all considerations before choosing the best option available to her. References: References: American Pregnancy Association. (2000­2011). American Pregnancy Association Promoting Pregnancy Wellness. Retrieved from http://www.americanpregnancy.org/planningandpreparing/affordable healthcare.html A.S.K Benefits Solutions. (n.d). Pregnant Without Health Insurance. Retrieved from http://www.growingfamilybenefits.com/maternity_health_insurance Li Ming, W., Flood, V. M., Simpson, J. M., Rissel, C., & Baur, L. A. (2010). Dietary behaviours during pregnancy: findings from first­time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 71­7. doi:10.1186/1479­ 5868­7­13 Pregnancy Insurance.net. (2010). Pregnancy Insurance. Retrieved from http://www.pregnancyinsurance.net/Pregnancy­Cost­without­ Insurance.html ...
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