HealthAlliance Hospital Broadway Campus

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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 462100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 30.6%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 20.4%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 10.2%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 40.9%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 46099.6%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 204.3%11.1%
Induction by medicine 7215.6%17.4%
Augmented labor 12326.6%20.1%
Analgesia 16936.6%40.6%
Attended by midwife 367.8%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 29062.8%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 66.5%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 00.0%0.2%
Episiotomy 5217.9%15.2%
General anesthesia 41.4%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 6221.5%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 00.0%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 165.5%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 17237.2%34.1%
Primary cesarean 8518.4%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 8718.8%13.6%
General anesthesia 00.0%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 17199.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 00.0%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 33976.4%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 22350.2%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 11634.2%51.6%

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