Jacobi Medical Center

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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 1,948100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 70.4%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 27714.2%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,50677.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 27614.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 39720.4%17.4%
Augmented labor 1889.7%20.1%
Attended by midwife 96349.4%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,22864.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 1310.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 70.4%0.2%
Episiotomy 544.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 100.8%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 151.2%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 61249.8%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 23218.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 68535.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 57430.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 1115.8%13.6%
General anesthesia 304.4%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 38356.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 23133.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,69692.2%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 38821.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,30877.1%51.6%

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