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Dad Who Was Charged To Hold Son In Hospital Has An Update

In case you missed it a few weeks ago, a new dad from Utah says that he was charged nearly $39.35 to hold his son after he was born.

An itemized bill from the unnamed Utah hospital - showing a charge for 'skin to skin after c-section' has gone viral online after it was posted on reddit.


One commenter said: "This is so sad to see. So backwards, so offensive ... and that bill is massive. That's money right out of that kids mouth, and college and future. Disgusting public policy"

Now, the same user has uploaded again with an adorable update to this story: I'm the dad who was charged $39.35 to hold my son at the hospital. Here's my kid in his new favourite shirt:


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