Winthrop-University 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 4,425100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 150.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 140.3%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 1834.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 4,22895.5%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 49111.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 46110.4%17.4%
Augmented labor 68615.5%20.1%
Analgesia 1693.9%40.6%
Attended by midwife 561.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 2,60459.7%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 81.1%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 110.3%0.2%
Episiotomy 44817.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 110.4%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 1104.2%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 2,04478.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 1746.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 1,75740.3%34.1%
Primary cesarean 1,02823.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 72916.7%13.6%
General anesthesia 321.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 1,33476.5%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 36220.8%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 3,14877.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,26531.2%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,88359.8%51.6%

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