Hello- I am 12 weeks pregnant today, and do not have health insurance! Was wondering if any one else has or is having this experience and has any advice on seeking prenatal care without the financial help from an insurance company? We are planning on having a home birth with a mid wife anyway, so I know that cuts down on cost quite a bit. But Im still worried about not being able to afford testing, Dr.'s appt., etc.
Also, I have gained 10lbs already and everything that I have heard and read says that during your 1st trimester you should only gain 2-5 lbs. Im not eating any more than usual and stick to healthy organic foods so Im confused as to how Im packing on so much weight. My husband is being very supportive, but Im feeling self conscious. Please Help!View Thread
I put the pregnancy test on a piece of paper that said " Positive proof that in 9 moths you'll be the best Daddy in the world!" and put it on top of his dresser so he would see it when he came home from work. I've also read about people putting a little sign around their dogs neck that says " Mommy's pregnant" so when your dog runs to greet them they see it, or if they're home at dinner telling them " Honey- there's a bun in the oven!" and putting the pregnancy test wrapped in foil so when they check the oven they find it. I told my parents who live far away by taking the first ultrasound pic- taking it to Walmart and putting in the text: The Wermager Baby, Coming Feb. 2012, and put them in frames and mailed them off.
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