Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial 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 1,204100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 90.7%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 90.7%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 161.3%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,19399.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 15012.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 21317.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 20216.8%20.1%
Analgesia 55045.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 14111.7%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 81267.4%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 10.6%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 20425.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 60.7%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 60.7%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 28935.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 23328.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 39232.6%34.1%
Primary cesarean 22919.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 16313.5%13.6%
General anesthesia 164.1%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 30778.3%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 6917.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 92378.6%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 80268.3%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 12113.1%51.6%

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