Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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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 4,267100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 80.2%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 45510.7%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 3,35378.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 47411.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 47111.0%17.4%
Augmented labor 92721.7%20.1%
Attended by midwife 56613.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 3,05374.1%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 5117.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 2197.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 200.7%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 321.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 2,08968.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 45715.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 10.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 1,06625.9%34.1%
Primary cesarean 82119.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 2455.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 393.7%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 54451.1%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 46443.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 3,72093.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,85746.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,86350.1%51.6%

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