UPDATED at 30th July 2017
There is a lot to think about when you are growing a baby, and cost might not be at the forefront of your mind, but it is worth thinking about sooner, rather than later, as it may affect your decision of hospital (and Doctor).
Additional costs are not included in the packages and the packages are normally for uncomplicated birthing experiences that run like clockwork. In reality, this is rarely the case and you are likely to be charged for additional procedures, medication and equipment usage, so check your bill carefully when you check out.
Is this procedure/medication necessary?
What are the advantages of this procedure/medication?
What are the disadvantages of this procedure/medication? (including side effects)
Is there an alternative procedure/medication?
What is the cost of this procedure/medication?