US Ranks at the Top for Birth Costs

Childbirth Connection has a new chart up comparing birth costs for vaginal birth and c-sections for a variety of countries, including payments for physicians and midwives. It did not surprise me that the United States had the highest costs for the c…

Maternity Costs

Childbirth Connection has a new chart up comparing birth costs for vaginal birth and c-sections for a variety of countries, including payments for physicians and midwives. It did not surprise me that the United States had the highest costs for the countries included. A vaginal birth costs an average of $8,435 and $13,016 for a c-section. This is just the cost for the birth, not the costs for the physician or midwife.

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