F F Thompson 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 570100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 101.8%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 101.8%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 315.4%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 51991.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 132.3%11.1%
Induction by medicine 18432.3%17.4%
Augmented labor 25444.6%20.1%
Analgesia 25444.7%40.6%
Attended by midwife 223.9%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 46681.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 1725.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 347.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.2%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 28962.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 7315.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 10418.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 559.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 498.6%13.6%
General anesthesia 109.6%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 6259.6%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3230.8%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 45482.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 39270.9%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 6213.7%51.6%

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