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Posted by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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 I can't believe that you all have to pay to give birth! I was shocked when I found out!

I'm curious how much you actually have to pay?

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by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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MamaTwinkleA
by Bronze Member on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:41 AM
I paid 2800 but I had a homebirth with a midwife. That was for all services. Prenatal, birth, and postnatal.
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whatmynameagain
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:44 AM
I have insurance that covers. But of I didn't it was in the range if $2,000.
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rosemagic01
by Holli on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:45 AM

I don't know how much it was. It was mostly taken care of by the insurance I had. I had a csection though. 


It takes a doctors time to have visits and hospital money to keep you there and all the stuff they use and the time it takes to have a baby. While I feel its over priced I also feel doctors should get paid for their time its their job. 

bunnywzrd
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:45 AM

No idea. It was covered under our insurance.

NovaChick26
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:46 AM

Gosh I cant remember its been almost 5 yrs now lol , my ex always handled the bills so I didnt even give it much attention then , but yea it is really expensive between the charges of giving birth and then the charges for the baby.

AHmom103
by Silver Member on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:46 AM

 My kids cost around $6000 each (for prenatal, c-sections, and postnatal for me), but our insurance covered everything.

Gealach
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:46 AM
I had state insurance at the time so I don't know what the grand total was

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Babybear89
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Way too much
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furbabymum
by on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:47 AM
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 Imagine that. Paying for services rendered. Shocking!

norahsmommy
by Bronze Member on Mar. 1, 2012 at 11:47 AM
When I had #2 it was 5,800 dollars. We lost our health insurance when dh lost his job 2 months before dd was born. That was the amount for the hospital stay, birth and doc fee. It took me 3 yrs to pay that off.

With Liam's birth it's about 3,000 so far ( not all the bills are in). But we have insurance now that covers most of it.
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