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    Default I am from Spain. I want to have my baby in Australia

    Hello

    I am Mercedes from Spain. I am pregnant 27 weeks.

    I want to have my baby in Australia

    Anyone in the same situation?

    I would like to know how much is the price of giving a birth for not residentials.

    Thanks in advance

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    Mercedes

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    I want to make a present to my son. Australian citizenship . Srpain is in bad moment now and I was living in Australia in they past. I love that country

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    ok . thanks . I did not know that information

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    Why do you want to have your baby in Australia?

    If coming to a public hospital you'd be looking at
    $300+ per antenatal appointment,
    $1500+ a night for a bed in the hospital - could get expensive quickly if you need to be admitted for a period of time for medical complications
    $1500+ if you need the operating theatre
    $1000+ a night for your baby if it needs the special care nursery
    Probably around $500-$1000 for routine blood tests and ultrasounds - if you need more ultrasounds it will cost a lot more.

    Private hospital would be similar plus your obstetrician, paediatrician, anaethetist fees.
    Our local hospital quoted my friend $10,000 just for a Caesar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    No worries - the laws changed about 30 years ago regarding citizenship.
    Yup - 1986 they changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyd View Post
    Our local hospital quoted my friend $10,000 just for a Caesar.
    Most health funds pay a private hospital around $9000 for an uncomplicated natural delivery. If you end up with an ICU stay you can expect anything up to and around $20 000 considering if you're in ICU your bub needs to go to the nursery.

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    Do u have priv health? Or u r here as a visitor?

    As mentioned above, the baby won't get the citizenship just because he or she is born here. US and few other countries are a bit different. EU passport is a golden pass and a lot of people actually want that.

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    Contact the Australian high commission in your country and ask about the options available to you in terms of migration and citizenship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Contact the Australian high commission in your country and ask about the options available to you in terms of migration and citizenship.
    In Spain it's called the embassy or consulate.

    High commission is only commonwealth countries

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    In Spain it's called the embassy or consulate.

    High commission is only commonwealth countries
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