Nyack 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 1,683100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 00.0%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 00.0%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 231.4%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,63096.9%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 1156.8%11.1%
Induction by medicine 17610.5%17.4%
Augmented labor 28617.0%20.1%
Analgesia 37122.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 62737.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,14168.0%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 4814.9%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.1%0.2%
Episiotomy 12911.3%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.2%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 655.7%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 42837.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 27023.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 53632.0%34.1%
Primary cesarean 26215.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 27416.3%13.6%
General anesthesia 122.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 41678.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 10720.1%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,45296.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 22815.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 1,22484.3%51.6%

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