Auburn 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 444100.0%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 368.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 43898.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 163.6%11.1%
Induction by medicine 5211.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 8719.6%20.1%
Analgesia 25156.5%40.6%
Attended by midwife 27261.3%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 31471.0%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 00.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 165.1%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.3%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 13543.7%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 299.4%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 10.3%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 12829.0%34.1%
Primary cesarean 7116.1%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 5712.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 54.0%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10887.1%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 1512.1%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 28866.5%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 24456.4%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 4415.3%51.6%

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