HC Deb 08 July 1991 vol 194 cc279-80W
Mrs. Gorman

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what are the costs of having a baby in a national health service hospital, ante-natal care, delivery costs and post-natal care.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

In 1989–90, the latest year for which figures are available, the average total cost per birth in the national health service was £1,170.