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    Default How to choose OB with limited out of pocket expenses?

    Hi Ladies,
    This is my first pregnancy and I've been asked by my GP to start thinking about a OB. I know I want to have my baby at St V's in the city (Melbourne) but I really want to try and find a OB that is low in out of pocket expenses. Do you ladies have any recommendations?
    Thanks for your help.

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    Hi Pinkchick, I'm seeing Dr O'Callaghan at St V's and I think he's one of the most cost effective there at around $3k out of pocket. He's lovely. Be aware that OBs book out quickly, you need to put your name down with them at around 6weeks preg! All the best and congratulations!

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    Hi Pinkchick, I'm seeing Dr O'Callaghan at St V's and I think he's one of the most cost effective there at around $3k out of pocket. He's lovely. Be aware that OBs book out quickly, you need to put your name down with them at around 6weeks preg! All the best and congratulations!

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    I'm seeing the same doctor as @MrsSG and yes he is the cheapest OB at st vincent.

    he is also very kind, great bedside manners and very happy to sit on his hands (ie not intervention pushy!).

    all his appointments are bulk billed but the first visit. So your only OOP fee will be his management fee ($3k).

    This is my second pregnancy with him.

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