Mother & Child Benefits
It is important to begin your prenatal visits and care early in your pregnancy. Regardless of which health plan you are enrolled in, there is coverage by the plan to help cover the expenses. To find out what's covered under each medical plan option, check out the plan summary on each health plan by visiting the Benefits Medical Coverage page.
Mother and baby care
Regardless of the university sponsored health plan or delivering hospital, you have access to a lactation consultant during your hospital stay. The consultant will help with questions or concerns regarding nursing and can be a valuable resource even after your return home from your hospital stay. In addition, the hospital will provide instructions on how to care for yourself and baby, including bathing, changing, and feeding your little one. Your pediatrician's office and your gynecologist's office will continue to be great resources for questions about baby care, development, and mom's recovery.
Once your child has arrived there will be many visits to the doctor's office. All of the university sponsored health plans provide coverage for well-child care including physical examinations, laboratory, x-rays, immunizations, and vaccinations. The number of well care visits is determined by the child's age and the plan that you are enrolled. To find out what's covered under each medical plan option, check out the plan summary on each health plan by visiting the Benefits Medical Coverage page.