Phelps Memorial Hospital Assn

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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 1,069100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 30.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.2%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.1%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 90.8%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,04497.7%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 141.3%11.1%
Induction by medicine 918.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 12912.1%20.1%
Analgesia 928.6%40.6%
Attended by midwife 47344.2%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 73770.5%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 127.1%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 709.5%15.2%
General anesthesia 30.4%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 60.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 23431.8%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 13618.5%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 30829.5%34.1%
Primary cesarean 15214.5%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 15614.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 41.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 22171.8%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 7123.1%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,05799.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,00194.4%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 565.3%51.6%

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