Northern Dutchess Hospital

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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 873100.0%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 00.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 86198.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 20.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 17820.4%17.4%
Augmented labor 23226.6%20.1%
Analgesia 49356.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 31936.5%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 54862.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 54.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 81.5%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 17231.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 61.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 9918.1%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 32437.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 21724.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 10712.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 20.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 31998.5%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 20.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 76089.6%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 66077.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 10013.2%51.6%

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