For births after April 1, 2021, the cost to use the Lucina Birth Centre facility is $650 +GST.

If you have supplementary health insurance, this may provide coverage for birth centre fees. You can also deduct the birth centre fee from your income tax as a medical expense. If you have questions about payment options, please contact us.

Upon registration you may choose to pay in full or to pay in installments. If paying in installments, a non-refundable deposit of $125 +GST is required with your registration, a second payment of $214.19 +GST will be required at 32 weeks, and the remainder of $310.71 +GST must be paid by 37 weeks.

Fees can be paid online by etransfer to, credit card or Visa debit through our secure online payment system. You may also pay  by cash, cheque, credit or debit in person at the Lucina Centre Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am to 4:30pm. If choosing to pay by installments by cheque, your deposit and two post-dated cheques must be provided upon registration.

Refund Policy

Your registration deposit of $125 +GST is non-refundable.

If medical complications or other unforeseen circumstances arise and you are unable to birth at Lucina, you will receive a full refund, less the registration fee of $125+GST.

To request a refund please contact us by email at

In the event you do not use the Birth Centre and you are able to donate your fee, it will go toward someone who would otherwise not be able to use the Birth Centre for their birth. This is greatly appreciated!