North Central Bronx 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 1,506100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 60.4%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 29619.7%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,38792.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 1067.0%11.1%
Induction by medicine 27518.3%17.4%
Augmented labor 18512.3%20.1%
Attended by midwife 98965.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,05571.3%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 3313.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.1%0.2%
Episiotomy 504.7%15.2%
General anesthesia 151.4%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 80.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 48746.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 16916.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 42528.7%34.1%
Primary cesarean 21914.8%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 20613.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 122.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 32576.5%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 7918.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,28693.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 44932.5%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 83765.1%51.6%

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