Wyckoff Heights 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 1,433100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 00.0%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 30821.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,17982.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 68447.7%11.1%
Induction by medicine 20514.3%17.4%
Augmented labor 59641.6%20.1%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 94267.9%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 207.6%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 30.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 18319.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 60.6%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 30.3%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 48952.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 555.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 44532.1%34.1%
Primary cesarean 20314.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 24217.4%13.6%
General anesthesia 235.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 34980.6%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 6915.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,06982.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 15411.9%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 91585.6%51.6%

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