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Old 07-17-2012, 08:44 PM   #4
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Re: Birth Center/ Midwife costs vs. hospital birth?

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Originally Posted by sarahwinks View Post
I have had 1 hospital birth and 2 homebirths and I think the whole enchilada was $3600 for prenatal delivery and postnatal care + any labwork or ultrasounds. I am on OHP the state's low income pregnancy insurance coverage when I get knocked up so its FREE of charge for me to deliver at home. The midwife comes to my house and visits me instead of having to pack 3 kids to the Dr's office too
Sarah Butcher
That must be awesome!!! Our state pregnancy medi-cal doesn't cover homebirth at all. They do cover a birth center, but I'm not sure how it all works.

If I didn't have insurance, I deliver at the birth center because it's about $5000, but they give discounts for no insurance families.
I wish my insurance covered the birth center!!!!
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