St Catherine of Siena 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 1,108100.0%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 16214.6%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 1,02292.2%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 12211.0%11.1%
Induction by medicine 23321.0%17.4%
Augmented labor 35732.2%20.1%
Analgesia 42538.4%40.6%
Attended by midwife 00.0%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 56751.2%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 41.4%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 14525.6%15.2%
General anesthesia 00.0%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 203.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 43276.2%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 6311.1%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 54048.8%34.1%
Primary cesarean 26824.2%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 27224.6%13.6%
General anesthesia 183.3%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 26248.7%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 25848.0%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 79982.3%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 30231.1%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 49762.2%51.6%

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