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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 1,788100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 60.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 50.3%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.1%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 341.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,30172.8%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 915.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 27815.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 29416.4%20.1%
Analgesia 412.3%40.6%
Attended by midwife 673.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 97954.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 10.3%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 63364.7%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 15115.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 57358.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 16516.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 10.1%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 80945.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 47526.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 33418.7%13.6%
General anesthesia 131.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 66882.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 12715.7%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,31091.5%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 76653.5%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 54441.5%51.6%

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