Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center

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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 344100.0%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 174.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 33597.4%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 123.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 4713.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 247.0%20.1%
Analgesia 9026.2%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 14843.4%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 33.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 4027.0%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 106.8%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 4933.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 5738.5%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 19356.6%34.1%
Primary cesarean 9728.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 9628.2%13.6%
General anesthesia 199.8%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 16183.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 126.2%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 21865.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 17853.8%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 4018.3%51.6%

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