Heartland Boy recently had the privilege of witnessing the delivery of his child at KKH hospital delivery suite. Seeing Olympia slowly emerged into the world was truly an out-of-this-world experience. The birth of Olympia also signalled the end of Heartland Girl’s thoroughly enjoyable pregnancy. Now that the dust has settled, it is time to keep count of the bills incurred for her pregnancy. This article shall illustrate Heartland Girl’s cost of giving birth in a Singapore Hospital (KKH) and review the various government policies designed to help keep the cash cost of delivery down. With the benefit of hindsight, this article also contains some tips from Heartland Boy now that he has been promoted to the status of a father.

Cost Of Giving Birth- The Breakdown

Diagram 1: Bill Size Incurred by Heartland Girl For Delivering Baby Olympia

*Note that Heartland Girl had to undergo immediate post-operative care and …