Wyoming County Community 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 198100.0%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 52.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 19397.5%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 2010.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 5929.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 2512.6%20.1%
Analgesia 8844.4%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 14673.7%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 13.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 1913.0%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 00.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 5336.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 3222.1%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 5226.3%34.1%
Primary cesarean 2010.1%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 3216.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 611.5%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 4382.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 35.8%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 13670.8%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 11760.9%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1914.0%51.6%

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