Giving birth cost in Singapore Private and Public hospital

Nowadays, private hospitals in Singapore are popular than public hospitals but have higher delivery costs. Statistic shows that between the years 2007-2008, private hospitals have 13,500 normal deliveries while public hospitals only have 7,600 during the same years.

Both of the delivery costs and the statics are factors that can affect your decision and you might ask yourself, should I go to private or public hospital in Singapore to deliver? And will my choice make a difference?

Well, your choice will surely matter especially when talking about your budget.

The following information about common hospitals in Singapore might help you on finalizing your decision.


Charges start from $1380

  • It is a private hospital
  • It displays key strengths in its patient focus
  • Provides user-friendly services,
  • Provides quality care,
  • Specialists’ expertise and proven technology.
  • Have large and bright rooms.
  • Have delivery suite that is fully equipped with a television, radio, telephone and a recliner chair.
  • They works with doulas
  • Their staff and nurses are supportive and quick in responding calls.

Thomson Medical Centre

Charges start from $1400

  • One of the most famous private hospitals chosen for delivery.
  • Their delivery suits are specially designed to make patients feel they are at home.
  • Rooms for birth are beautifully decorated.
  • Offers home birth service.

Also available:

  • Labour pool
  • Prayer rooms
  • Sarongs, telekong and other attires needed for Muslim patients and visitors.


KK Women and Children’s Hospital

Charges start from $950

  • Well-liked by most patients.
  • Have large and comfortable rooms.
  • Has the largest Neonatal Intensive Care unit.
  • ·         Has longer waiting time.

Mount Alvernia Hospital

Charges start from $1050

  • It is a private hospital
  • Has spacious and comfortable rooms
  • Has relaxing and supportive environment

Also available: Labour pool.

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

Charges start from $1680

  • Spacious and comfortble
  • Private hospital
  • ·         Minimal waiting time

National University Hospital

Charges start from $1190

  • Has Larger, more comfortable and brighter rooms.
  • Has bath and shower in every room.
  • Have Large labour pool in one room
  • ·         Has a ‘celebratory dinner’ for new parents

East Shore Hospital

Charges start from $1280

  • Formerly Paglar Maternity and Nursing Home
  • Founded by Dr Paglar
  • Staffs are kind and very approachable
  • Famous for individuals resides in East part of the island.