Lincoln Medical & Mental Health 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 2,295100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.1%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 52022.7%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 2,04989.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 34214.9%11.1%
Induction by medicine 56924.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 64728.2%20.1%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,61370.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 8023.7%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 50.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 26916.7%15.2%
General anesthesia 181.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 150.9%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 94458.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 22213.8%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 50.3%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 66529.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 40817.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 25711.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 324.9%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 39059.6%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 24237.0%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,76589.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 35818.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,40779.7%51.6%

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