St Anthony Community 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 426100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 10.2%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 10.2%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 81.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 41898.1%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 16538.7%11.1%
Induction by medicine 12729.8%17.4%
Augmented labor 21049.3%20.1%
Analgesia 215.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 21451.0%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 00.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 5124.2%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 17080.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 94.2%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 20649.0%34.1%
Primary cesarean 10023.8%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 10625.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 31.5%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 11053.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 9345.1%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 34181.8%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 27165.0%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 7020.5%51.6%

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