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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 651100.0%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 182.8%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 64599.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 6610.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 19329.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 507.7%20.1%
Analgesia 28043.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 639.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 43266.4%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 21.9%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 6214.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 71.6%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 30.7%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 19946.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 8620.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 21933.6%34.1%
Primary cesarean 11317.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 10616.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 2210.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 18486.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 125.6%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 47074.0%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 41865.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 5211.1%51.6%

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