Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

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Maternity Information

New York State's Maternity Information Law requires each hospital to provide the following information about its childbirth practices and procedures. This information can help you to better understand what you can expect, learn more about your childbirth choices, and plan for your baby's birth. Data shown are for 2012. For more information please see the Maternity Information Brochure.

All births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Total births 402100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 00.0%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 00.0%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 8420.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 40099.5%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 82.0%11.1%
Induction by medicine 8420.9%17.4%
Augmented labor 11027.4%20.1%
Analgesia 26164.9%40.6%
Attended by midwife 6415.9%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 27969.4%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 11.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 207.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 13749.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 4817.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 12330.6%34.1%
Primary cesarean 6816.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 5513.7%13.6%
General anesthesia 64.9%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 9678.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 2117.1%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 26068.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 22959.9%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 3111.9%51.6%

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