St Peters 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 2,629100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 50.2%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 40.2%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 843.2%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 2,57297.8%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 1495.7%11.1%
Induction by medicine 49118.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 56921.6%20.1%
Analgesia 42516.2%40.6%
Attended by midwife 1897.2%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,76567.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 6415.7%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 40.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 1096.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 120.7%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 1,12364.3%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 17910.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 10.1%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 86232.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 51819.7%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 34413.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 202.4%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 62675.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 20725.0%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,91180.2%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,38258.0%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 52927.7%51.6%

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