Rome Memorial Hospital, Inc

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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 555100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 10.2%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 10.2%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 285.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 53195.7%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 13624.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 11520.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 14325.8%20.1%
Analgesia 15427.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 34261.6%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 42877.3%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 23.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 214.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.5%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 61.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 20347.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 6314.8%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 12622.7%34.1%
Primary cesarean 6211.2%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 6411.6%13.6%
General anesthesia 43.2%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 11290.3%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 97.3%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 35967.0%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 29955.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 6016.7%51.6%

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