St Luke's Cornwall Hospital/Newburgh

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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 929100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 10.1%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 00.0%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.1%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 677.2%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 87794.4%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 525.6%11.1%
Induction by medicine 18219.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 26528.5%20.1%
Analgesia 18019.4%40.6%
Attended by midwife 778.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 63168.0%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 2413.2%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.2%0.2%
Episiotomy 6410.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 121.9%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 34755.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 7011.1%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 10.2%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 29732.0%34.1%
Primary cesarean 13915.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 15817.0%13.6%
General anesthesia 124.1%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 23078.0%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 4715.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 60278.0%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 12816.6%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 47478.7%51.6%

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