Southampton 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 651100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 71.1%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 71.1%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 264.0%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 61694.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 345.2%11.1%
Induction by medicine 13520.7%17.4%
Augmented labor 11617.8%20.1%
Analgesia 14322.0%40.6%
Attended by midwife 7912.1%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 43166.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 86.8%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 20.3%0.2%
Episiotomy 8118.8%15.2%
General anesthesia 30.7%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 30.7%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 24456.9%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 7016.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 22033.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 11016.9%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 11016.9%13.6%
General anesthesia 52.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 17580.3%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 3917.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 53387.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 37561.3%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 15829.6%51.6%

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