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Renting or hotels prices vary a lot depending on country, city or village. Basically, city prices are higher unless you are in the ghettos. You can rent a house in these areas for $50/mo, but it's only walls you are renting, don't even expect a kitchen sink let alone any other furnishings. (Read Full Tip)
An expat mom shares her experiences giving birth at Al Ahli hospital in Doha. The hospital was like a nice hotel. She had a private room and great nurses. If she were do it over again, she would have brought more baby supplies from home since they were very expensive in Doha.