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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 3,691100.0%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 2607.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 3,10584.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 2346.3%11.1%
Induction by medicine 47913.0%17.4%
Augmented labor 72619.7%20.1%
Analgesia 87423.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 48313.1%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 2,23660.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 649.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 80.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 863.8%15.2%
General anesthesia 100.4%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 401.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 1,71276.7%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 1195.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 10.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 1,45439.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 82122.2%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 63317.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 382.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 90362.6%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 50334.9%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 2,53885.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 87429.4%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,66465.6%51.6%

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