How much does childbirth cost? $1,304? $51,125?

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How much does childbirth cost? $1,304? $51,125?

(Updated 2022) How much does childbirth cost? A vaginal delivery could cost as little as $1,304 or $1,594. Cesarean section (C-sections)  estimates of what you’ll pay range from over $9,000 to more than $11,800 out of pocket — and the actual bills (the sticker price) can be much, much higher, well into the thousands and […]

How much does having a baby cost in the U.S.? Medscape reports

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  “The study found that among women and newborns with employer-provided commercial health insurance, average total charges for care with vaginal and cesarean births were $32,093 and $51,125, respectively. Average total Commercial insurer payments for all maternal and newborn care with vaginal and cesarean childbirths were $18,329 and $27,866, respectively. In Medicaid, average total maternal […]