Nicholas H Noyes Memorial 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 268100.0%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 145.2%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 23788.4%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 103.7%11.1%
Induction by medicine 6925.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 6323.5%20.1%
Analgesia 20676.9%40.6%
Attended by midwife 6423.9%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 18769.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 12.9%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 2211.8%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 21.1%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 8747.0%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 2815.1%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 8130.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 4817.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 3312.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 45.1%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 6178.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 1620.5%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 17265.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 15559.4%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 179.9%51.6%

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