Hi mom and dad to be, just sharing my experience and costing
Hospital : SJMC
Gynae : Dr Tang
Admitted : 1.50am (30/04/2016)
Cervix was alrdy 6cm wide when admitted, signs was just a bit blood that morning but contractions was getting more frequent especially after dinner on friday night.
In the end cannot tahan and straight go SJMC around 1am ++
1.50am - baby heart and contraction scan banded on tummy, and check cervix , confirm 6cm opened up, called Doctor, she told nurse to call again when it's 8cm
3.00am - midwife confirm 8cm, and calls Dr
3.30am - Dr arrives and checks, cervix @ 9cm, ask to wait a while more till 10 cm
3.45am - 3 nurses came and start teaching how to push etc etc , starts intense pushing with a lot of support and cheers
4.00am - baby head visible, informs Dr
4.00am - Dr comes in and start to make final pushes
4.10am - as predicted by nurses during the 1st 15mins push, they told me by
4.10am will be out ....
4.40am - all done up
check out on Sunday 11.50am
Total Cost : RM5.7k (vaginal birth, no painkiller, no epidural only gases and 1 night stay)
wah, they checked your wife's cervix so many times. I only got checked twice, and both times I scream bloody murder. I was telling everyone that the checking is worst than giving birth itself.