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When I was pregnant with Judah, I planned to be a 100% stay-at-home mom, so I didn’t invest in an expensive breast pump. It turned out I didn’t need one. I only pumped a handful of times, so a $300 pump would have been overkill. However, for full-time working moms who want to breastfeed, an […]

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With baby due in the next month, I finally decided to stop living in denial and start dealing with the issue of health insurance for him. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple situation. Because I’m currently covered through my former employer’s insurance on COBRA and my husband is covered by a private insurance policy, we’re trying […]

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More insurance company fun! /sarcasm

by Karen on August 20, 2010

Oh, health insurance. Why must you make everything so complicated? By the time I got pregnant, I thought I was pretty prepared for everything. As it turns out, I was not only unprepared for the emotional and physical stress of pregnancy, but there are many logistical issues that I never considered. Last year, I found […]

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Health insurance hijinks

by Karen on June 16, 2010

Remember a few days ago when I said I’d like to have a midwife, but they’re not covered by my insurance? It turns out I was wrong. Well, EYE wasn’t wrong so much as my insurance company was wrong. Amazing, right? Yesterday, I set about the task of finding a new doctor in Fort Wayne […]

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A rock and a hard place

by Karen on January 25, 2010

It’s time for us to deal with the part of moving that I’m dreading most: health insurance. We were uninsured for a year after we moved to North Carolina. I was working part time in retail, Tony was a student, and we were trying to get by on a tiny income. In hindsight, I realize […]

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