Geneva General 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 541100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 20.4%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.4%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 9818.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 46185.2%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 6912.8%11.1%
Induction by medicine 11220.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 12222.6%20.1%
Analgesia 45283.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 10.2%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 37970.7%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 812.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.4%0.2%
Episiotomy 51.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.3%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 22359.0%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 379.8%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 15729.3%34.1%
Primary cesarean 10118.8%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 5610.4%13.6%
General anesthesia 85.1%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 11473.1%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3421.8%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 38472.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 30958.6%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 7519.5%51.6%

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