Mothers are dubbed as the light of the household, and deservedly so. But from bearing their unborn child in their womb and raising their baby to fulfilling their responsibilities as a wife and earning for the home, you probably agree that the life of a mom isn’t always easy. There’s a lot of things you have to juggle, and at this stage, you might be so used to putting the needs of your family first before yourself.
But much as your children view you as a superhero, in reality, you’re still human—and this makes you vulnerable and exposed to other illnesses that uniquely affect women. Cases of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis continue to rise, and hospitalization bills and medicine aren’t cheap. For instance, birth control pills, the most common line of defense against PCOS, can cost as much as P950 per 28 tablets—and you need to take this for months at a time before seeing any improvement. Couple that with periodic doctor’s visits and ultrasounds, and you’ve got yourself a pretty hefty bill.
Getting insured will safeguard your future towards unforeseen incidents, illnesses, and expenses. Here are more reasons why you should avail of health insurance in the Philippines.