Childbirth in Israel
Israel is one of the few highly developed countries with a fairly high birth rate and the highest percentage of successful births. Medical centers with maternity wards are equipped with the latest technology, and the doctors are highly qualified and experienced. Perhaps that is why an increasing number of Ukrainian women are choosing the possibility of giving birth in Israel, since obstetrics are more developed here, and the level of service provision is much higher than in Ukraine.
The cost of childbirth in Israel usually ranges from 3 to 5 thousand dollars, depending on the choice of clinic, as well as on whether the baby is born naturally or with the help of a cesarean section, whether there are complications. The cost of childbirth in Israel is significantly lower than in the USA, Switzerland, and Germany.
Natural childbirth, caesarean section in Israel
The birth of a child for a woman and the whole family is the most significant event, therefore it is natural to want to create the most comfortable conditions for a woman in labor, to provide the highest quality medical care. Most Israeli health centers provide women with a comfortable room with everything they need, including a maternity chair and equipment. There is no need to pack a whole bag of things with you to the maternity ward, the hospital has pads, diapers and diapers. You should only take your clothes with you. The patient's husband or other close people may be present at childbirth.
In case of natural childbirth, epidural anesthesia can be used at the woman's request. If there are indications, drug stimulation of labor can be performed.
If necessary, a surgical intervention is performed - a caesarean section, which is done by experienced specialists. During the operation, general anesthesia is not used, but spinal or epidural anesthesia is performed, the woman remains conscious and can see and hold the baby immediately after birth. Usually, after surgery, a course of antibiotics is required to avoid infections and inflammation.
During childbirth, doctors closely monitor the condition of the mother and child, for which the baby's heart rate is regularly checked. The cost of childbirth is also influenced by the length of stay in the clinic.
After a natural childbirth, discharge is carried out after two days of hospital stay, after a cesarean section - after four days.
At the request of the mother, a neonatal screening - a biochemical blood test for the detection of certain congenital diseases, such as phenylketonuria, hypothyroidism, and some metabolic diseases.
BK Medical Logistic - you can find out all about childbirth in Israel
If you are planning to give birth in Israel, you should know that you need to contact the medical center no later than five weeks in advance before the expected due date. During this time, the expectant mother will undergo a course of preparation for childbirth, she will be examined by a gynecologist, and a general blood test and ultrasound examination of the fetus will be done. Most medical centers have hotels where you can stay until delivery. After giving birth, the mother has the opportunity to choose one of the options for being in the clinic with the baby:
- joint - mother and child are together all the time;
- daytime joint - in this case the child is with the mother all day, and at night the medical staff takes care of him, giving the woman the opportunity to rest and sleep;
- separate - the baby is brought to the mother for feeding for several hours a day, the rest of the time he is in the ward for newborns.
Based on the time spent in the hospital, the availability of additional services, the price for childbirth is formed. The cost of a hospital stay depends on the number of days and the type of stay. BK Medical Logistic specialists will help you to find out more about childbirth in Israel, choose a clinic and a doctor.