Our Statistics ~ February 2014 to Present

2014 Birth Stats
Number of women initiating care: 67
Number of women transferring care prior to or at onset of labor:  16

  • Non-medical reasons ~ 6
  • Breech ~ 0
  • Postdates pregnancy ~ 1
  • Twins ~ 3
  • Initial herpes outbreak at term ~ 0
  • Placental abruption ~ 0
  • Hypertension ~ 0
  • Low amniotic fluid ~ 0
  • Maternal-fetal hemorrhage ~ 0
  • Intrauterine growth restriction ~ 0
  • Preterm labor ~ 4
  • Miscarriage ~ 2

Total number of births initiated with Selah Midwifery Center: 51

Average maternal age:  28

  • Youngest ~ 18
  • Oldest ~ 41

First babies ~ 19
Multiparas ~ 48

Baby girls ~ 18
Baby boys ~ 24
Average birth weight: 8 lbs 0 oz

  • Smallest: 5 lbs 1 oz
  • Largest:  9 lbs 8 oz

Number of Home Births ~ 20
Number of Birth Center Births ~ 26

Number of transports: 5

Mothers during labor:  5

  • Failure to Progress ~ 1
  • Partial placental abruption ~ 0
  • Prolonged labor ~ 0
  • Hypertension ~ 1
  • Maternal Exhaustion ~ 1

Mothers postpartum:

  • Laceration repair ~ 0
  • Retained placenta/membranes ~ 0

Newborns:  2

  • Respiratory distress ~ 0
  • Meconium, poor fetal heart tones ~ 2

Number of cesareans:  2
Number of successful VBACs:
No maternal or neonatal deaths.


2015 Birth Stats
Number of women initiating care: 60
Number of women transferring care prior to or at onset of labor:  10

  • Non-medical reasons ~ 5
  • Breech ~ 1
  • Postdates pregnancy ~ 1
  • Twins ~ 1
  • Initial herpes outbreak at term ~ 0
  • Placental abruption ~ 0
  • Hypertension ~ 0
  • Low amniotic fluid ~ 0
  • Maternal-fetal hemorrhage ~ 0
  • Intrauterine growth restriction ~ 0
  • Preterm labor ~ 1
  • Miscarriage ~ 1

Total number of births initiated with Selah Midwifery Center: 53

Average maternal age:  28

  • Youngest ~ 18
  • Oldest ~ 42

First babies ~ 19
Multiparas ~ 41

Baby girls ~ 18
Baby boys ~ 25
Average birth weight: 7 lbs 8 oz

  • Smallest:  lbs  oz
  • Largest:   lbs  oz

Number of Home Births ~ 17
Number of Birth Center Births ~ 26

Number of transports:

Mothers during labor:  9

  • Failure to Progress ~ 2
  • Partial placental abruption ~ 0
  • Prolonged labor ~
  • Hypertension ~
  • Maternal Exhaustion ~ 1

Mothers postpartum:  2

  • Laceration repair ~ 1
  • Retained placenta/membranes ~ 1
  • Postpartum hemorrhage ~ 1

Newborns:  2

  • Respiratory distress ~ 1
  • Meconium, poor fetal heart tones ~ 2

Number of cesareans:  0
Number of successful VBACs:
No maternal or neonatal deaths.

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