The Unity Hospital of Rochester

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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 1,440100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 70.5%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 70.5%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 36725.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,12778.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 161.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 32622.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 52436.4%20.1%
Analgesia 1,24886.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 161.1%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 95866.7%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 229.1%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.1%0.2%
Episiotomy 899.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 30.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 30.3%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 57560.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 11512.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 47933.3%34.1%
Primary cesarean 25818.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 22115.4%13.6%
General anesthesia 428.9%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 34473.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 9219.5%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,09477.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 71650.6%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 37834.6%51.6%

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