My wife and I need to travel to the United States, but she will be 30 weeks pregnant by the time the trip ends. In addition to it being a very good idea in general, the US effectively requires travel insurance if you're pregnant, but most travel insurance policies only offer cover until 26 weeks. Where can we get a policy that covers her?
jpatokal depending on your duration of visit, are you sure you have read all the clauses in case the delivery happens in the US ? Just so you are informed (and since I have seen a lot of friends suffer) :
Most insurance companies will deny any delivery related claims stating that pregnancy was pre existing when you bought the insurance and if pregnancy specifically isn't covered (pregnancy rider ?) as a pre existing condition then it will take a lot of running around to get your insurance claims. There seems to be a law in place for this specific situation which you will have to google for. From here : http://blogs.webmd.com/health-insurance-navigator/2012/02/three-health-insurance-mistakes-women-should-avoid.html
Answering my own question because this took a lot of legwork:
We found precisely two insurers who cover travel beyond 26 weeks. (Only for uncomplicated births: no multiples (twins), no IVF.)
No prizes for guessing which one we went with!