Alice Hyde Medical Center

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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 367100.0%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 12534.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 34393.5%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 6116.6%11.1%
Induction by medicine 8021.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 14038.1%20.1%
Analgesia 24767.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 20656.7%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 1112.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.3%0.2%
Episiotomy 3517.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 21.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 11355.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 157.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 15743.3%34.1%
Primary cesarean 7620.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 8122.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 2616.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10769.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 2415.5%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 21561.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 17550.0%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 4018.6%51.6%

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