Private maternity hospitals and other services for private maternity care in the UK are relatively limited compared to the services available for private hospital surgery. Most private maternity services are concentrated in the London area.
Most private health insurance schemes do not cover the cost of a private birth; in some cases the cost of a private caesarean birth will be covered. You should check this with your insurance company. We have provided an indication of the cost of private maternity care.
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There are very few dedicated private maternity hospitals or units in the UK. The choice of private maternity care is concentrated in the London area.