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NE one of the top-15 cheapest places to have a baby

Posted at 12:57 PM, May 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 14:01:04-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — This Sunday, people around the Metro will be celebrating the women who gave them life. But what's the cost to have a baby for new parents and how does Nebraska stack up against other places in the country? A new study from has gone through all 50 states and D.C. to determine the first-year costs of having a child.

In their study, they named Nebraska as one of the cheapest places to have one based on two things:

  • Average cost of childbirth (weighted for vaginal vs. cesarean deliveries)
  • Average cost of infant daycare for one year

Nebraska was ranked, from most expensive to least expensive, 41 out 51 locations studied with a first-year-cost of $14,299.

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