The cost of a new baby, you probably know, can be a bit expensive, but you might not realize exactly how expensive a new baby might be. Many people don’t realize that new babies start to cost money before they’re even born.
The cost of prenatal care, hospitalization, and birth are plenty, even if you have a good health insurance plan. The average cost of prenatal care after insurance is considered could be anywhere from $500 to $3,500; and the cost of your hospitalization and birth after insurance averages $1,500 to $5,000.
And that’s just for a healthy birth, quick labor, and standard stay. [Read more…]