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US most expensive country for childbirth

Having baby in the US costs more than anywhere else, despite country's highest infant mortality rates.

Last Modified: 18 Jul 2013 18:12
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It costs more to have a baby in the United States than anywhere else in the world, despite having one of the highest infant mortality rates.

The average conventional delivery can cost almost $10,000, while a caesarean birth will increase the bill to $15,000.

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Orlando, Florida

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