Stating the obvious, yet again In itself it's no worse than you trying to tell women to be baby factories. Some might say the same of you. In fact, I'm quite certain that some do. Please see the announcement regarding a forthcoming change in EM&J policies intended to protect people in your position. Is that all that happened to you, that it is so easily summed up? Consider yourself among the lucky ones, madam. We could split hairs about the costs, but there's probably some state assistance to handle the paperwork expenditures. I still think you're being far too dismissive of the costs by focusing so intently on the direct financial costs of paperwork, and reducing the impacts a pregnancy can have on a mother's body.