Omar looks through Kai's photo book. The charges for the infant's six months of care in the neonatal intensive care unit totaled about $11 million, according to the family, though their insurer very likely negotiated a lower rate. Heidi de Marco/KHN hide caption

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Solid information on the risks of medications during pregnancy is often hard to come by. iStockphoto hide caption

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Ultrasound is often used for prenatal screening. It's just one of several prenatal screenings available to pregnant women. iStockphoto hide caption

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Jake and Natalie Peterson and their son Garrett in October 2014. Courtesy of Brittany Jacox hide caption

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Alice Snyder, with her parents Mary and Ryan, during a checkup with Dr. John Herzenberg, who treated her clubfoot without surgery. Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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