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maybe giving birth in france- any advice?

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pussycat1 Thu 18-Aug-05 13:37:50

Does know anyone who gave birth in France but was not resident in France? I might be there when the time comes and want to know any advice, costs. I'm 32 weeks and am breech at the moment- little minx. Might have to cough up for c-section-any idea of costs would be really appreciated. grin

Twiglett Thu 18-Aug-05 13:39:44

get your card thing from post office that entitles you to free medical treatment in europe

and enjoy .. I believe french are far more civilised in terms of hospital care

LIZS Thu 18-Aug-05 14:16:18

It may not be completely free though - E111 only covers emergency treatment including pregnancy related so probably wouldn't run to an elective c-section.

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