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anyone know approx how much is c-section cost comparing to vaginal?

I'm planning on csection, my insurance will cover 90%, but it's still a lot of money if it cost around 20k or 30k. I live in state of NJ

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Amy2079

Asked by Amy2079 at 8:55 AM on Nov. 16, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:57 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • My insurance was an 80/20 plan and I had to pay 20% The total cost for me was $400
    yezay

    Answer by yezay at 9:05 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • OMG! And I thought things were expensive over here (Netherlands)! All I paid after the CS was a telephone bill around 18€, rest was coverd my insurance (90€ / month). I stayed 5 days in hospital.
    I don't know exactly what it costs to deliever a baby, but here they throw around with C-sections like confetti, because it's quicker and you get more babies done in less time.
    BeachMom81

    Answer by BeachMom81 at 9:11 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • I believe that you can contact the hospital and ask for the price of a c-section. I know that the local hospital were I live has it posted on there website. Maybe yours does too!
    tambam75

    Answer by tambam75 at 9:37 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

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