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Pregnancy & Delivery Care

High-quality perinatal care gets your growing family off to a strong start. At Mount Auburn Hospital, you’ll find care that meets or exceeds national quality standards.

Safe Deliveries for Mom & Baby

When healthcare providers follow recommended best practices for labor and delivery, both moms and babies are more likely to enjoy safe and healthy outcomes.

Elective Delivery Rate

This data shows the percentage of women who delivered a baby between 37 and 39 weeks gestation without a medical reason. Babies born before 39 weeks may have an increased risk of health problems

Mount Auburn Hospital 0.0%
State of Massachusetts Avg 2.0%
United States Avg 3.0%

Cesarean Section Rate

This data shows what percentage of births involved a cesarean section delivery. Cesarean sections are sometimes medically necessary, but, for most low-risk pregnancies, vaginal deliveries are associated with a lower risk of complications.

Mount Auburn Hospital 20.9%
United States Avg 23.9%

Support for Breastfeeding

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies be exclusively breastfeed during their first six months. Breastfeeding may offer health benefits to both moms and babies.

Exclusive Breastfeeding 

This data shows the number of newborns who were fed only breast milk (no other liquids or solids except for vitamins, minerals or medicines) while in the hospital. This measure includes newborns who were bottle-fed breast milk.

Mount Auburn Hospital 71.0%
State of Massachusetts Avg 50.0%
United States Avg 50.0%

Learn About Pregnancy & Birth Care

Learn more about pregnancy and birth care at Mount Auburn Hospital or view our network of providers to search for a doctor by name, specialty, gender or location.

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Tell us about your Mount Auburn Hospital experience. Contact Patient Relations at 617-499-5100 or email us to share your compliments and concerns.

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