Child birth costs in the United States. Scientists analyzed data on health business related to obstetrics and 14 developed countries. The results reported in the publication The Lancet.
To carry out a caesarean section in the American clinic is 15.5 thousand dollars. In Australia the price for the operation a little lower – about 10.5 thousand dollars. Conducting a natural birth in Australia will cost about 7 thousand in the U.S. – in 10 thousand.
In developed countries, to the nuances of medical care are very carefully. This reduces the percentage of complications, however, greatly increases the cost of being in the hospital. Experts believe that even a low mortality rate among pregnant women in the USA and Australia can't testify about the ideal picture of medicine in these countries.