Plainview 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 1,169100.0%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 766.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,13797.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 12810.9%11.1%
Induction by medicine 26422.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 25822.1%20.1%
Analgesia 12911.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 12210.4%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 66757.1%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 165.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 23234.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 71.1%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 55983.9%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 609.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 50242.9%34.1%
Primary cesarean 24220.7%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 26022.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 91.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 38075.8%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 11222.4%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 84879.6%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 33231.2%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 51660.8%51.6%

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