The Bottom Line

Penned by Meredith So many of you have asked about the pricing for our pre-natal care down here in Costa Rica. I am here to tell you… it is beyond reasonable. Here is a mini-breakdown thus far: OB-GYN Appointments with Dr. Daniel Nisman: $120 per monthly visit (this will soon be bi-weekly as I have entered the third trimester). Includes a nurse check-up, a 45 – 60 minute visit with the doctor, ultrasound with 3D and 4D images, generally about 5 – 6 photos and a DVD with the entire ultrasound on it. Pre-Natal Vitamins: $13 for a monthly supply of 30 pills. Initial Blood Work: $80 for my very first blood work exam. Hemoglobin Blood Exam: $8 for the occasional hemoglobin exam Dr. Nisman orders. Urinalysis: $6...
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