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August 20th, 2013, 09:35 PM
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Location: Burlington, Ontario
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Originally Posted by Butterflykisses2 View Post
I have wanted to have a home birth even before I became pregnant, however with my first we couldn't afford it, ended up having a 100% natural pain med free birth in a hospital. This time, home birth still is not in the cards, but taking the next best (in my opinion) option and we will be going to a birth center. Chances are this is our last baby so I probably won't get to have a home birth - but for those that can I think it's a great opportunity!
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?
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