Hospital Charged $39.35 For A Man To Hold Is Newborn Baby

Hospital Charged $39.35 For A Man To Hold Is Newborn Baby

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Ryan Grassley aka halfthrottle on reddit posted a picture of a hospital bill that went viral this week after it showed he was billed $39.35 to hold his own newborn baby. This picture received over 2.8 million views in 24 hours.

Skin to skin after C-secct89_ajviaa8hym

Ryan Grassley told PIX11 that he started a GoFunMe page to help pay for this ridiculous fee of $39.35.

What do you think about these outrageous medical charges? Let us know in the comments below.

  • karakafka

    Healthcare in America is the biggest racket there is.

  • Grim_reap_her

    I’m more shocked at the overall total!!!!!!!!!!!!! SMH

  • scarletcat

    The 40$ was for the photo that was taken.

  • Birdybird

    No it was for holding the baby.
    According to the hospital, they have to bring in an additional nurse for this “skin to skin” holding. The cost is for the additional nurse.