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Old 04-23-2016, 01:45 PM   #111
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

Wow, old thread! But since it's ressurected and I now have an answer (as my last three homebirths were unassisted but this one we have a midwife), I will reply.

My midwife is charging $4660 total (if paid in full before 36 weeks...not sure what it is after that). I don't know how that compares to others in my area, though. We don't have health insurance, but Samaritan Ministries fully reimburses us for the cost of the homebirth (plus some) since they know the value of homebirth vs. the cost of a hospital birth. Since she gives us the estimate ahead of time, we actually don't even to come up with most (or any) OOP, because the checks will come in before it is due.

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Old 05-10-2016, 08:11 AM   #112
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

6000 here in the DC area - all appointments at home, includes midwife assistant, and PP visits, newborn care, etc. Does not include labs or ultrasound.
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Old 05-10-2016, 08:25 AM   #113
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$3500, not including lab work, or birth kit.
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

I paid $3600 here in Alberta, Canada. Worth every penny!
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Old 06-17-2016, 08:41 PM   #115
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

3500 in Texas if paid before 36 weeks. 4500 if you deliver at the birth center. This includes all prenatal and postpartum visits, lab work, etc. The only thing extra are sonograms.
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Old 08-29-2016, 10:52 PM   #116
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

Ours charges $4200, but she lives 3hrs away so we also have to pay her $1,500 travel fee. Seems pricey, but living out in the middle of nowhere I couldn't find a cheaper midwife.
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Old 08-30-2016, 07:13 AM   #117
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3300 if paid in full before 36 weeks. Plus the fees for ultrasounds and labs.
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

Ours is about 4,000 not including labs but our insurance will be reimbursing us. So in the end I think it will be around 2,500.
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Old 08-30-2016, 06:17 PM   #119
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

I know a few midwives and they charge $4500 but if you pay before 32 weeks it is $3800. Ultrasounds are $150 and the labs including 2 doses of Rhogam are just under $1000. If you use the birthing center it is another $1200 facility fee.
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Re: How much did your homebirth midwife cost if you paid out of pocket??

Here in Florida (my area anyway), it is $6,900 for a home birth midwife. This only includes one home visit, then her coming to you for delivery. This fee is also only the midwife fee...doesn't include birthing kit, tests, ultrasounds, etc. Sadly, we have been unable to afford to do one.
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