United Memorial Medical Center North Street Campus

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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 651100.0%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 91.4%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 65099.8%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 477.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 11317.4%17.4%
Augmented labor 28543.8%20.1%
Analgesia 25138.6%40.6%
Attended by midwife 32149.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 45670.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 77.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 15834.6%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 71.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 27560.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 4810.6%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 20.4%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 19429.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 10115.5%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 9314.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 105.2%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 14574.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3920.1%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 44970.8%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 42266.6%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 276.0%51.6%

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