Having A Baby In Sacramento Costs Nearly $10K More Than In Kansas
A recent analysis looked at 30 major metropolitan regions in the U.S., and California topped the list.
Northern California Has Highest Costs In The U.S. To Deliver A Baby
Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area ranked as the most expensive places to have a baby of 30 major metropolitan regions in the U.S. according to an analysis released Thursday. Sacramento came in first (congrats to you) where a vaginal birth cost $15,420 on average. The San Francisco Bay Area was a close second at $15,204. Minneapolis trailed in third place by almost $4,000, coming in at $11,527, and the least expensive of the 30 largest metropolitan areas surveyed was Kansas City, Missouri, where a vaginal delivery costs an avery $6,075. (Aliferis, 6/30)