Beth Israsel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth

          

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Maternity Statistics

In 2017:

- Total number of births in the calendar years were 776

- Midwives attended 77% of the vaginal deliveries

- There were 14 waterbirths, however there are many more women who used the tub solely for labor

- Our VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) success rate was 74%. The national average is 12.4%

- Our primary c/s rate was 18%, this was one of the lowest rates in MA 

- There were 9 episiotomies out of the 533 vaginal deliveries (1.6%)

- There were 14 3rd or 4th degree perineal lacerations out of 533 vaginal deliveries (2.6 %)

- Our epidural rate is about 50%

- There were 5 vacuum deliveries out of 533 vaginal  births  (0.9%)

- There was one forceps delivery out of 533 vaginal births (0.2%)

- 38% of women who had vaginal births had no tearing

- Breastfeeding rate at 24-48 hours postpartum was 90.5%

BID-Plymouth
275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-2000

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