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Pregnancy, Birth, Lactation and Postpartum Q&A
- If you are seeking support for natural childbirth we have lots of experience to guide you. The epidural rate for our patients is about 60% so we support our patients through whatever method or level of pain medication is necessary for this birth. …
- At Village Ob we are whole-hearted fans of doulas. Drs. Worth & Mussalli consider doulas to be a gift from heaven for any labor, an infusion of positive energy and caring. In our view they are an essential component of the team, especially for a first labor or a VBAC labor…
- If a cesarean delivery is needed, rest assured that we are meticulous and experienced surgeons with outstanding results. We take inspiration from our colleagues in England and Massachusetts and have adopted the “gentle cesarean” technique as our own…
High Patient Satisfaction
We are meticulous and experienced and have outstanding results. Village Obstetrics™ has delivered thousands of babies in New York City and shares a genuine love of obstetrics.
VOb doctors are available 24 hours a day for medical emergencies. Throughout your pregnancy, we are always happy to answer questions about your health and the health of your baby.
At Village Obstetrics we track some of the quality measures advised by the National Quality Forum, The Joint Commission, Healthy People 2010/2020 and ACOG as well as some of our own. Tracking data supports transparency and self-reflection. Numbers are only a tool and are never a rigid goal. Numbers help us think about the care we give and help us continuously learn and improve.
Epidural for labor pain62%
Skin to skin at delivery100%
Continuous labor support (doula)85%
TSV** Cesarean Rate15%
NTSV† Cesarean Rate20%
Total Cesarean Rate25%
VBAC Trial of Labor Success90%
Gentle Cesarean technique‡100%
Village Obstetrics Patient Data 1/1/17 – 6/30/17
*excludes operative vaginal delivery and non reassuring fetal status
**TSV is 37+ weeks, baby head down, all patients except scheduled cesarean and multiple gestation
†NTSV is 37+ weeks, baby head down, first birth
‡ Gentle Cesarean technique is clear drape, skin to skin and breast feeding in OR when medically appropriate