St. Mary's Healthcare

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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 471100.0%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 122.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 45897.2%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 71.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 6213.2%17.4%
Augmented labor 19040.3%20.1%
Analgesia 255.3%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 31467.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 11.4%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 30.6%0.2%
Episiotomy 7524.0%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 00.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 17154.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 5417.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 15332.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 8518.2%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 6814.6%13.6%
General anesthesia 53.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 12481.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 2415.7%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 31067.0%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 25855.7%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 5216.8%51.6%

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