Strong 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 2,933100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 391.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 381.3%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 50517.2%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 2,33479.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 2659.0%11.1%
Induction by medicine 82928.3%17.4%
Augmented labor 70724.1%20.1%
Analgesia 2,55987.3%40.6%
Attended by midwife 20.1%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,86163.5%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 8015.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 240.8%0.2%
Episiotomy 774.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 40.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 120.6%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 1,34272.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 794.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 100.5%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 1,07136.5%34.1%
Primary cesarean 64622.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 42514.5%13.6%
General anesthesia 999.5%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 78174.6%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 19118.2%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,62077.6%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,12654.0%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 49430.5%51.6%

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