may 2009 stats for village obstetrics

may 2009 stats for village obstetrics

  • On May 16, 2009


VOb by the Numbers, October ’08-May ’09 (113 deliveries)

Of the information below the following most acurately represents the value of our minimally invasive approach: 4% c-section rate for patients in labor; 8% operative delivery rate (forceps), 85% version success rate, 100% vbac success rate.

Cesarean sections: 18%
• patients in labor: 4%
• scheduled*: 14%

Vaginal deliveries: 82%
• spontantous: 74%
• forceps: 8%
• vbac**: 5%

Other statistics
• vbac success: 100%
• version success: 85%
• version rate: 10%
• routine episiotomies: 0%
• elective inductions: 3%
• medically needed inductions: 12%

* scheduled cesarean sections for repeat, obstructing fibroids, prior uterine surgery, placenta previa, prior sacrum fracture, malpresentation, malpresenting twins

** vbac includes 2 forcep deliveries