Crouse Hospital

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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 4,137100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.0%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 10.0%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 3328.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 4,10099.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 491.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 98423.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 90621.9%20.1%
Analgesia 1,75742.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 3137.6%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 2,77467.1%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 9013.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 240.6%0.2%
Episiotomy 2268.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 30.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 271.0%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 1,47153.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 64923.6%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 110.4%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 1,36332.9%34.1%
Primary cesarean 77118.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 59214.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 816.1%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 1,12383.9%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 15911.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 2,49772.5%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,52844.4%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 96938.8%51.6%

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