Carthage Area Hospital Inc

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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 446100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.4%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.4%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 163.6%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 42896.0%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 8519.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 13129.4%17.4%
Augmented labor 8318.6%20.1%
Analgesia 32873.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 61.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 31570.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 34.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 92.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 154.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 17856.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 103.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 13129.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 6815.2%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 6314.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 64.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 8967.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3627.5%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 30872.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 28065.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 289.1%51.6%

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