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Financial Preparation for Alternative Birthing Options

Pregnant Mother

Assuming everything goes as planned, the average cost for a traditional hospital vaginal birth is upwards of $30,000. In cases where a caesarean section is required, costs can increase to a staggering $50,000. These numbers don’t even reflect the numerous dollars spent on prenatal doctor visits, vitamins/ prescriptions, and childcare equipment. Not to mention everything …
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Perinatal Mood Disorder

Woman wishing for child

Pregnancy is a marvelous endeavor for women. Who can estimate the value of bringing even one child into the world? Pregnancy comes with a price. It adds new demands on the body and the mind. It creates a new challenge for the mother –to-be or the already existing mother. These challenges come in the form …
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