Northern Westchester 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 1,594100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.1%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.1%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 19112.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,59099.7%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 392.4%11.1%
Induction by medicine 36022.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 54634.3%20.1%
Analgesia 412.6%40.6%
Attended by midwife 271.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 83252.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 256.9%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.1%0.2%
Episiotomy 10212.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 151.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 66480.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 576.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 30.4%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 76247.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 42426.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 33821.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 101.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 57876.5%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 17423.0%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 1,32691.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,07674.2%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 25018.9%51.6%

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