The decision to give birth in a public hospital, with a private room or a private hospital with a private room or a public hospital with a public room, is cumbersome.
An article published by Finder outlines the details regarding each of the options available. For example, if you don’t have private health insurance, you’ll deliver in a public hospital, whereby your GP will assign you to a hospital, you may have to share a room, you will be assigned midwives and obstetricians will be available when needed.
This can be a confusing time for families, trying to ascertain what their options are. To become more informed, onsite education seminars can be offered for those planning to have a baby or who are currently pregnant. Professionals can speak at your workplace about the various options available and answer any burning questions.