What if I'm pregnant?
In New York, a living will's provisions regarding life-sustaining treatment do not apply if the person is pregnant and the treatment could allow the continued development and live birth of the unborn child.
Pregnant women in New York should consider that their living will provisions may not apply in certain situations and discuss their preferences with their healthcare agent, family, and healthcare providers.
Does a Living Will impact life insurance?
A living will does not impact the validity of a life insurance policy in New York. A living will deals with end-of-life medical decisions, whereas life insurance provides financial support to designated beneficiaries.