17p shots to prolong pregnancy

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-15-2011
17p shots to prolong pregnancy
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Wed, 10-19-2011 - 8:50pm
Hi,
I am due in feb but need advice. I delivered twins at 32 weeks they weighed around 6 pounds total. This time its a single pregnancy but my obgyn mentioned the 17p shots. I dont have insurance and the shots are $8000 and are 1/3 effective. Should I take the risk since its a single pregnancy or take the shots? What would you do?
iVillage Member
Registered: 07-07-2006
Thu, 10-20-2011 - 12:56am

I'd get a second and third opinion from other doctors on that.

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Registered: 01-11-2008
Thu, 10-20-2011 - 11:24am

Can you check around for lower prices?

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