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Expats Talk about Having a Baby in Australia

Having a Baby in Sydney

An expat in Sydney wrote, "To enjoy it and know you are in good hands!" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Melbourne

Another expat in Melbourne advised, "Have the baby in the RWH in Melbourne! The breatfeeding advise and help is also fantastic. They even have a clinic for you to come in afterwards if you think you need more help with it!

I also want to mention that unlike the lady who posted having a baby in Sydney and was refused her visa on the" (Read More)

Having a Baby in Sydney

An expat living in Sydney commented, "I'm not an Australian national nor a PR and was not under their Medicare system and I didn't have maternity coverage, so I was a wholly private patient and had to pay 100% of the cost.

It is very expensive if you don't have maternity coverage. Each OB visit or consultation was AU$420.00 (equiv" (Read More)

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