Coney Island 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 1,080100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 00.0%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 27125.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 98991.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 565.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 13112.1%17.4%
Augmented labor 24522.7%20.1%
Attended by midwife 50246.5%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 67262.3%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 107.6%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 70.6%0.2%
Episiotomy 20129.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 50.7%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 71.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 34951.9%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 12218.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 40637.7%34.1%
Primary cesarean 28526.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 12111.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 235.7%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 28470.8%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 9323.2%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 93696.2%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 17518.0%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 76181.3%51.6%

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