also i was just wanting to add, how many women does your midwife take per month? I believe the fee is more if she takes less women. just a thought
I am paying $3500 + $45p/h travel, she live 1 1/2 hours away so i will pay for her travel to the birth, then each visit to my house after the birth (every couple of days till 10 days or more if i need it etc.)
I dont think the cost is excessive becasue i can call her any time, day or night, for any thing, she is alway full of information, she never makes me feel pressured, so so different to what i have experiecnced, then she will stay with me for as long as i need during and after birth, she will come if her girls are sick, or need her. I cant imagine how hard that would be for any mother, Very well spent money IMO.
Also as TwoBoysOnly () said there is no insurence to get, i think this is really said, but is true.