United Health Services Hospitals Inc. - Wilson Medical Center

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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 1,582100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.1%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.1%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 412.6%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,56999.2%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 21713.7%11.1%
Induction by medicine 48430.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 20813.1%20.1%
Analgesia 69343.8%40.6%
Attended by midwife 1479.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 93459.1%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 3110.4%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 22023.6%15.2%
General anesthesia 30.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 40.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 43046.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 24125.8%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 64740.9%34.1%
Primary cesarean 38024.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 26716.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 507.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 51480.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 8112.7%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,05177.7%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 94469.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 10710.2%51.6%

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