New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens

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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 4,376100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 200.5%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 76417.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 4,28798.0%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 1,64137.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 1573.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 1,59736.5%20.1%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 2,94069.3%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 619.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 1,08136.8%15.2%
General anesthesia 90.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 1234.2%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 2,16673.7%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 44815.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 1,30430.7%34.1%
Primary cesarean 70216.5%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 60214.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 211.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 70053.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 58344.7%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 2,18759.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 50213.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,68577.0%51.6%

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