SJRH - St Johns Division

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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 1,430100.0%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 292.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,40798.4%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 1218.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 26518.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 42329.6%20.1%
Analgesia 44331.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 83758.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 216.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 29635.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 70.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 37144.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 24929.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 10.1%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 59241.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 29020.3%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 30221.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 50.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 52789.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 579.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 91169.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 18013.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 73180.2%51.6%

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