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How Much Having a Baby Costs

Do You Know How Much It Costs to Have a Baby?

It's common for women to idealize pregnancy and their newborn baby and forget about the huge costs of bringing a new babe into the world. There are a lot of superfluous products out there, but even the basic things like diapers and a crib can add up. Take this quiz to find out if you are prepared for the expenses or need a financial reality check.

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How much does prenatal care cost if you don't have insurance?

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How much do prenatal vitamins cost for all nine months?

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How much do diapers cost for your baby's first year?

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Which items should you buy used or borrow from a friend?

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How much does childbirth education cost?

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How much does it cost to have an uncomplicated C-section?

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What will the fundamental baby items cost you if you are a bargain shopper?

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danakscully64 danakscully64 6 years
I seriously doubt that.
skinnypig skinnypig 6 years
in Canada: free
danakscully64 danakscully64 6 years
6/7, I over-guessed on the last question, although my first instinct was $400. I don't have any children, but I'm very aware of how expensive they can be. Ouch!
futuralon futuralon 6 years
It said prenatal care (not birth) without insurance was 2000
sayrita85 sayrita85 6 years
A birth without insurance costing $2,000, can you tell me where???? I have insurance and my deductible was $2,000, so I had to plan my baby to be made and born within a year so that I wouldn't have to pay the deductible twice. If a birth without insurance cost only $2,000, then I would cancel my insurance. Besides questions #6, says that a regular vaginal birth costs $9K, you are stating two different things.
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