Thoughts on home birth?
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August 20th, 2013, 11:54 PM
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Why is it more expensive to have a home birth? Here in Canada it is free no matter where I have the baby, and I'm assuming you're in the States? Is it because there is a premium to be paid to have the healthcare professionals come to you?
Yes I'm in the states, some states/insurances from what I understand will cover a home birth, but others don't and I'm not sure why that is. My current insurance will cover hospital fees in full and I'm very fortunate that I found a birth center that will also be covered in full. I'll have to drive 30 min-1 hour to and from but I'd much rather do that then deal with the closest hospital.
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