What is a Hospital?
A hospital is a healthcare institution providing patient treatment with specialized health science and auxiliary healthcare staff and medical equipment.
Best Hospital To Give Birth In Kenya
1. Ruai Family Hospital
The Ruai Family Hospital (RFH) tops the list of the best maternity hospitals in Kenya. Located near Kangundo Road, in Ruai, opposite Ruai Mosque in Nairobi. It also has branches in several other areas around Nairobi.
The hospital is known for providing excellent maternity care. It offers early access to maternity services as it aims to improve the outcomes for pregnant women. The RFH maternity charges are relatively affordable to most people.
The charges for normal delivery are Ksh 40,000 (midwife-assisted), Ksh 60,000 (gynecologist-assisted), and Ksh 120,000 for a caesarian delivery.
Location: Kangundo Road Nairobi Opp.
Ruai Mosque Telephone: 0700 773 884
How much does it cost to deliver a baby in Kenya?
Many private hospitals now charge between Ksh 45,000 for normal delivery and close to Ksh 200,000 for a C-section procedure. There are so many benefits that come with this but it might dig your pockets a little.
Is it free to give birth in Kenya?
For Kenyan mothers, giving birth is now free. As a public health worker and academic focusing on reproductive health in Kenya’s urban slums, I see this as a positive step.
Is delivery free in public hospitals in Kenya?
But these fees were scrapped on Jun. 1 and hospitals, health centres and clinics across this East African nation are offering maternity services free of charge. However according to Teresia Wangai, a qualified midwife at a regional hospital, the fee waiver has not led to an increase in women giving birth at hospitals.
How much does one pay for birth certificate in Kenya?
between KES 50 to KES 150
Alternatively, you can register your child at Huduma Centre. If you have all the necessary documents and meet the requirements, birth certificate charges are between KES 50 to KES 150. Charges vary depending on the application; newborn, over 18 years or amending a birth certificate.