Hudson Valley Hospital Center

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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 810100.0%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 202.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 53365.8%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 708.6%11.1%
Induction by medicine 14017.3%17.4%
Augmented labor 12315.2%20.1%
Analgesia 23128.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 37746.5%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 57070.4%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 2217.1%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 40.5%0.2%
Episiotomy 12922.6%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 162.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 16428.8%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 11620.4%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 24029.6%34.1%
Primary cesarean 13316.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 10713.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 41.7%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 13455.8%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 6326.3%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 74396.5%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 69590.3%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 486.5%51.6%

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