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Ethan's 4 month check up

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Ethan's 4 month check up

Postby meg » Fri Jul 09, 2004 01:48 pm

by meg (1384 Posts), Fri Jul 09, 2004 01:48 pm

He weighs 6 lb 7 ounces now [:D] Of course thats still only about 2-3rd percentile on the preemie charts! But the doc thinks its fine.
By the way, check this out. They got thier hospital bill for Ethan's stay today. They had already met thier out of pocket maximin for the year due to my sisters one month stay in the hospital so they owe nothing of Ethan's bill. but it was $187,000.00 !!!!

Will 2-6-00 (PE at 35 weeks)
Elizabeth 7-3-01 (NO PE or PIH)
#3 EDD 10-25-04 Its a girl! So far so good!
Proud Aunt to Ethan born 27 weeks (March 8th) weighing 1lb 8 ounces! Our little fighter!
Now 6 pounds. He is home and off of oxygen!
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Re : Ethan's 4 month check up

Postby twolfgram » Fri Jul 09, 2004 05:51 pm

by twolfgram (388 Posts), Fri Jul 09, 2004 05:51 pm

Sounds like he's doing great, Meg! I'm so glad for you all!

Just for kicks I looked up Jonathan's bill. It was $252,000. We had to pay $121 for the inpatient co-pay and three prescriptions! That was just the hospital bill, the drs bills came later!! I guess we got our money's worth from those premiums!! [:p]

Therese
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Jonathan 10/4/95
Erik Stillborn 12/20/02
And #3 - EDD 9/11/04 - it's a BOY!!
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Re : Ethan's 4 month check up

Postby angelkat » Fri Jul 09, 2004 05:54 pm

by angelkat (3423 Posts), Fri Jul 09, 2004 05:54 pm

I thank the good Lord for DH being in the military our insurance paid out 2.3 million for Katlyne and our part was 0.00.. That alone is a HUGE BLESSING!

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