Huntington 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 1,385100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 100.7%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 90.6%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.1%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 342.5%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,33496.3%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 15911.5%11.1%
Induction by medicine 23016.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 27920.1%20.1%
Analgesia 16712.1%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 79357.3%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 61.9%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 16320.6%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.3%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 91.1%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 61076.9%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 455.7%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 40.5%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 59242.7%34.1%
Primary cesarean 28620.6%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 30622.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 122.0%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 44375.2%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 13723.3%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 1,19387.1%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 46834.2%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 72560.8%51.6%

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