having a baby in france what to do?
hi everyone. i'm from new york and moved to france last october to live with my fiancé in paris (he is french). i'm here on a long stay visa until we return to new york in july for our wedding. which then i will be able to come back with a spousal visa. we plan on living in france for several years because of his job. i am not working since i don't have the right to yet as my visa won't allow. sooooo, here's the issue: i'm 2 months pregnant, not working, here on traveler's insurance (which is crap), no securité sociale or carte vitale (obviously), and not married for another month. i'm confused and stressed as to what to do next. i know i have to register my pregnancy with some sort of declaration of grossese before the third month, but considering i'm not working or married yet, who do i send it to? i'm just trying to figure out what to do. i'm freaking. and once i marry him will i be eligible for a carte vitale? and also, i'm wondering if i should mail my receipts and records in to my traveler's insurance or if i'll be able to wait till after i marry him then send them in to be reimbursed by his insurance. i'm just pregnant and confused and stressed. i thought my visa paperwork was a lot to deal with. if anyone can give me advice or even a link on who i can talk to to find out more. my fiancé and i seem to be lost as nobody has been able to give us a clear answer. thanks
Asked By: aa621 - 5/25/2011
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You will not be able to get reimbursed by the social security for expenses incurred before you registered. You have to see with your insurance if they will cover them... More
Answered By: Cabal - 5/25/2011
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Answered By: Asd Dwqd - 5/25/2011
france is a pain in the arse with foreigners, very racists country... More
Answered By: Gad - 5/25/2011
Typically, travelers insurance will not cover pregnancy related expenses. Your French fiance should have the French language skills to find out how to get you insured through the French system/his insurance. Be wary of trying to get covered by his "insurance." Few companies in France provide private insurance and... More
Answered By: RudolphsOwner - 5/25/2011
If there ever was a case for adequate legal and governmental assistance, this is it. I know that you do not want to spend a great amount for attorneys, but I think that you must look into that option... More
Answered By: reinaldok_2000 - 5/25/2011
You'll be eligible for everything ONCE you're married. For the declaration, you have to do it to the Securité Sociale, but I'm not sure there are no special papers you need since you're not french. Have you asked the US embassy ?? Or your other option is to call the American Hospital in Neuilly, I'm sure they are used... More
Answered By: Lap1depak - 5/27/2011
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