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My Birth Annual Awards – Intervention Rates across NSW

The following hospitals have won the annual My Birth Awards for the highest intervention rates in New South Wales.

These statistics come from the annual NSW Mothers and Babies Report (2009). Download here.

What are your chances of having a natural birth at your local hospital? Check the statistics of your local hospital here.

HIGHEST EMERGENCY CAESAREAN RATE IN NSW (2009)
Broken Hill Base 20.2%

13.7% Private Hospital Emergency Caesarean rate (NSW)
12.9% Public Hospital Emergency Caesarean rate (NSW)

HIGHEST ELECTIVE CAESAREAN RATE IN NSW (2009)
Kareena Private 35.3%

26.9% Private Hospital Elective Caesarean rate (NSW)
14.6% Public Hospital Elective Caesarean rate (NSW)

40.6% Total Private Hospital Caesarean rate (NSW) – Emergency and Elective
27.5% Total Public Hospital Caesarean rate (NSW) – Emergency and Elective

HIGHEST INDUCTION RATE IN NSW (2009)
Inverell Hospital 44%

27.46% Private Hospital Induction rate (NSW)
23.21% Public Hospital Induction rate (NSW)

HIGHEST IM NARCOTICS RATE IN NSW (2009)
Griffith Base 48.30%

10.07% Private Hospital Induction rate (NSW)
20.12% Public Hospital Induction rate(NSW)

HIGHEST EPISIOTOMY RATE IN NSW (2009)
Goulburn Base 35.7%

22.66% Private Hospital Episiotomy rate (NSW)
10.36% Public Hospital Episiotomy rate  (NSW)

HIGHEST 3rd or 4th DEGREE TEAR RATE IN NSW (2009)
St. George 3.6%

HIGHEST FORCEPS & VACUUM EXTRACTION COMBINED RATE IN NSW (2009)
Norwest Private 18.5%

14.67% Private Hospital Instrumental birth rate (NSW)
9.14% Public Hospital Instrumental birth rate  (NSW)

HIGHEST EPIDURAL RATE IN NSW (2009)
Kareena Private 84.5%

66.53% Private Hospital Epidural Rate (NSW)
35.44% Public Hospital Epidural Rate (NSW)

HIGHEST VBAC – Vaginal Birth After Caesarean SUCCESS RATE IN NSW (2009)
Bega Hospital 38.1%

7.4% Private Hospital VBAC Success rates (NSW)
13.44% Public Hospital VBAC Success rates (NSW)

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