Cortland Regional Medical Center Inc

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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 486100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 00.0%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 00.0%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 224.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 47798.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 81.6%11.1%
Induction by medicine 9519.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 7415.2%20.1%
Analgesia 22846.9%40.6%
Attended by midwife 6814.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 31965.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 00.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 319.7%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 175.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 13943.8%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 4012.6%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 10.3%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 16734.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 9519.5%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 7214.8%13.6%
General anesthesia 85.0%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 13583.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 2414.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 34973.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 29161.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 5816.6%51.6%

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