talked about how much child rearing costs.
But what about
childbirth? Are you prepared to face all the financial pressure that having a
baby might put on you and your spouse?
We’ve pooled in
a few of the expenses that you must expect when you’re expecting.
discover that you’re going to have a baby – sure, you’ll be elated and happy.
But as your bump grows, you’ll find that the medical bills that keep rolling in
would grow too.
hospital bill can vary quite radically – we can’t predict the exact figure as
it might differ from person to person and region wise. The good news here is
that if you’ve taken a health insurance that has maternity cover included, then
you’re good to go.
bills will take a toll on your pocket, the minute you get into labour to the
time you have your baby – it is all being billed!
And if you are
in for a C-section, consider the amount doubled. Make sure if you are planning
on taking an insurance, it covers you properly. It is essential that you thoroughly
understand your insurance carrier’s maternity coverage policy.
And side note, don't stay too long at the hospital!
You’ll now be
purchasing things like a changing table, a crib, clothing and those first few
batches of diapers – and the odds.
industry is perhaps one of the fastest growing, and with so many options and
the fact that every decision you make might affect your child can be
overwhelming as a new parent.
forget – if you carefully think through it and budget your purchases, all of
your anxiety will be managed.
When you choose
a hospital or a service, make sure that you stay clear headed in the process.
Pregnancy and childbirth can be get quite sentimental, and blind your emotions.
If you are not able to do it yourself, get the help of someone who can. Get
guidance and advice from friends who’ve been through it, and learn from their
experiences. Shop around, weigh all your alternatives and negotiate.
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Written By: BALAKARTHIGA.M