Peconic Bay 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 388100.0%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 256.4%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 36193.0%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 133.4%11.1%
Induction by medicine 164.1%17.4%
Augmented labor 9424.2%20.1%
Analgesia 9424.8%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Vaginal births 20052.6%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 00.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 7638.4%15.2%
General anesthesia 21.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 10.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 189.1%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 7135.9%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
#%%
Cesarean births 18047.4%34.1%
Primary cesarean 10226.8%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 7820.5%13.6%
General anesthesia 84.5%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 16995.5%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 21.1%26.8%

Breastfeeding

Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
#%%
Fed any breast milk 30881.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 12934.3%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 17958.1%51.6%

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