Mount St Marys Hospital and Health 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 163100.0%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 169.8%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 15796.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 21.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 4628.2%17.4%
Augmented labor 8854.0%20.1%
Analgesia 6539.9%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 9055.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 25.3%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 10.6%0.2%
Episiotomy 1718.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 00.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 6774.4%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 1213.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 7344.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 3722.7%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 3622.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 1723.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 4764.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 912.3%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 9057.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 7245.9%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1820.0%51.6%

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