UPSTATE University Hospital at Community General

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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 918100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 30.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 30.3%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 879.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 90898.9%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 39643.1%11.1%
Induction by medicine 21923.9%17.4%
Augmented labor 19321.0%20.1%
Analgesia 50354.8%40.6%
Attended by midwife 42646.4%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 65371.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 1311.1%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 30.3%0.2%
Episiotomy 274.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 10.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 14622.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 24237.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 13721.0%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 26428.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 16017.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 10411.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 135.0%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 22084.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3112.0%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 64472.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 61569.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 294.5%51.6%

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