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The sadness of losing an infant or caring for an infant in poor health shouldn't be compounded by financial distress. Modern Woodmen's Newborn Benefit can help ease the financial burden.

Financial assistance

Members who qualify for the Newborn Benefit can receive $5,000 to help with medical or funeral costs if their newborn passes away.

Standard rate for life insurance
Also, parents of newborns may apply for $5,000 of life insurance to become effective no later than on the child's 181st day of life. This insurance will be issued at standard rates, regardless of the child’s health.

Long-term benefits
If the family keeps the life insurance in force until the child is 16 years old, they may purchase an additional $5,000 of insurance at standard rates, regardless of the child's health. At age 21, the insured may purchase an additional $10,000 of coverage at standard rates, regardless of health.

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To get more information or to apply for the Newborn Benefit, contact your Modern Woodmen representative or call the home office at (800) 447-9811.

Modern Woodmen fraternal benefits are not part of the life insurance or annuity contract and may have specific eligibility requirements.

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Apply for the Newborn Benefit

You'll need to become a member if you want to enjoy Modern Woodmen's fraternal benefits. It's easy to do!

Simply contact a representative near you or call (800) 447-9811.

It's a Fact

In 2014, Modern Woodmen issued $50,000 of insurance to parents of infants in poor health through its Newborn Benefit.

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