Staten Island University Hosp-North

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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 2,875100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 40.1%0.4%
Internal fetal monitoring 270.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 2,84999.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 40.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 46116.0%17.4%
Augmented labor 30910.7%20.1%
Attended by midwife 1404.9%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 2,24178.0%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 11728.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 150.5%0.2%
Episiotomy 26711.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 411.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 1,51067.4%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 2019.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 63122.0%34.1%
Primary cesarean 33911.8%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 29210.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 274.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 42066.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 13521.5%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 2,26581.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,01836.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,24755.1%51.6%

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