Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital 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 898100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 40.4%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 40.4%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 28631.8%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 84193.7%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 23225.8%11.1%
Induction by medicine 25928.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 23726.4%20.1%
Analgesia 25228.1%40.6%
Attended by midwife 24026.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 58965.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 64.7%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.1%0.2%
Episiotomy 305.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 101.7%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 81.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 35159.8%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 508.5%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 274.6%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 20.3%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 30934.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 18620.7%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 12313.7%13.6%
General anesthesia 206.5%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 20666.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 7925.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 69578.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 63671.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 598.5%51.6%

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