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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 4,204100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 1122.7%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 350.8%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 4,08097.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 79618.9%11.1%
Induction by medicine 74517.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 1,19928.5%20.1%
Attended by midwife 160.4%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 3,02474.1%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 15532.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 160.4%0.2%
Episiotomy 30910.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 50.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 90.3%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 2,82293.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 892.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 30.1%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 1,05725.9%34.1%
Primary cesarean 73518.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 3227.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 40.4%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 11911.3%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 93488.4%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 3,90897.5%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 3,85196.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 571.5%51.6%

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