Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport Division

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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 416100.0%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 00.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 40096.2%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 245.8%11.1%
Induction by medicine 7317.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 9422.6%20.1%
Analgesia 21150.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 12329.6%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 22052.9%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 11.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 7132.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.5%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 31.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 7132.6%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 4319.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 19647.1%34.1%
Primary cesarean 11126.7%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 8520.4%13.6%
General anesthesia 168.2%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 16785.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 136.6%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 23056.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 19247.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 3816.5%51.6%

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