Having a Baby in 1930

Flash back to 1930.  Look at this bill for childbirth.  10 days in hospital - $50
Circumcision - $3
Total - $53

According to Forbes, the total charge in 2009 for an uncomplicated birth with 3 day hospital stay at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles was $36,625.

That seems a little high but good luck trying to find out the actual charge ahead of time.  You better round up between $7,000 and $15,000 and


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