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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
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My Dearest friend is pregnant at the age of 17 and has no

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My Dearest friend is pregnant at the age of 17 and has no insurance. what can she do to recieve medical treatment to make sure the baby is healthy?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 11 months ago.

Hello, Please consult district child protection officer who must also be looking after adolescent persons up to age of 18 years. They will guide you to help her get all medical assistance till full term and delivery.

Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 11 months ago.

Regular antenatal visits and rest, good nutrition etc are imperative for health of unborn child.

Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 11 months ago.

Link for finding help.

http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/adolescent-health-topics/reproductive-health/teen-pregnancy/need-help.html