I'm an American milspouse, stationed on a Japanese base. We do not have a hospital on our base and our clinic is just awful - no ob, poorly trained corpsman, etc. The nearest military hospital is over an hour away, sometimes more with traffic. I'm trying to decide if it would be best to go off base for this pregnancy (my second). There are a few options in my area, with English speaking staff, but not ideal. I would have to pay up front (then get reimbursed by tricare), the hospital stay is typically 5 days or longer, and there are some cultural differences I don't really agree with (inductions are common at these hospitals and they don't do in rooming with baby). Does anyone have experience for or against delivering at the military hospital that I'm not thinking of that could help me make my decision? Thanks in advance.