Hospitals And Birthing Centers

NOTE: Choices in Childbirth has a great webpage listing Labor Intervention Statistics.


 

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Total Reviews:  8
Street:  First Avenue at 16th Street
Phone:  212-420-2000
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Pros

         Supports rooming-in

         Encourages breastfeeding

         Full-time lactation staff

 

Cons

           Located in Manhattan

           No in-hospital birth center

Total Reviews:  14
Street:  2183 Ocean Avenue (between Avenue R and Quentin Road)
City:  Brooklyn
Zip Code:  11229
Phone:  718-376-6655
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 Pros

  •   Highly recommended midwife staff
  •   Personal attention
  •   Home-like atmosphere
  •   No hospital intervention

 

Cons

  • Must transfer to hospital via ambulance in case of emergency
Total Reviews:  11
Phone:  212-966-7600
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>Dr. Audrey Buxbaum
>Dr. Suzanne LeJoie

>Dr Goodstein

Total Reviews:  1
Phone:  (516) 764-5380
Total Reviews:  3
Phone:  212-581-8675
Total Reviews:  1
Phone:  (212) 641 4500
Total Reviews:  2
Street:  100 East 77th Street @ Lexington Avenue
City:  Manhattan
Zip Code:  10021
Phone:  212-434-2000
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Pros

  • Highly recommended medically
  • Great nursing staff
  • On-site lactation consultant

 

Cons

  • Far from Park Slope
  • No in-hospital birth center. 
  • Not ideal for natural childbirth:  High epidural and intervention rate.
Total Reviews:  16
Street:  Hicks Street at Amity Street, Cobble Hill
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Pros

  • Close to home in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
  • Recently renovated rooms.
Total Reviews:  6
Total Reviews:  16
Street:  One Gustave Levy Place, 1190 Fifth Avenue
Phone:  212-241-6500
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Pros

  • Highly rated hospital
  • Excellent NICU
  • Excellent nursing staff
  • On-site lactation consultant

Cons

  • Upper East Side location is far from Park Slope
  • Not ideal for natural childbirth (90% epidural rate); no in-hospital birth center
  • Small labor rooms
Total Reviews:  42
Street:  263 7th Ave
City:  Brooklyn
Zip Code:  11215
Total Reviews:  1
Street:  56-45 Main St
City:  Flushing,
State:  NY
Zip Code:  11355
Phone:  (718) 670-2000
Total Reviews:  28
Total Reviews:  1
Street:  530 1st Avenue
City:  New York
State:  NY
Zip Code:  10016
Total Reviews:  44
Street:  57th and 10th Ave in Manhattan
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Pros

  • One of the most highly rated hospitals medically and in terms of patient experience
  • In-hospital birth center an option for natural childbirth
  • Highly recommended nursing staff
  • Progressive hospital policies regarding breastfeeding and rooming in


Cons

  • Midtown Manhattan location is a distance from Park Slope
Total Reviews:  1
Street:  170 West 12th Street at 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Phone:  212-604-7000
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Pros

  • Good nursing staff
  • Supportive of breastfeeding
  • Rooming in encouraged

Cons

  • Located in Manhattan
  • No in-hospital birth center
Total Reviews:  4