Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
by Age of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2016

Method of Delivery or
Obstetric Procedures
Age of Mother
All Ages Under 20 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40 Plus
Method of Delivery
             
Fetal presentation at birth              
Cephalic 106,294 5,546 23,094 33,337 29,337 12,527 2,453
Breech 4,368 143 671 1,328 1,354 681 189
Other 1,886 98 411 585 491 247 54
Final route and method of delivery              
Vaginal/Spontaneous 74,062 4,457 17,182 23,521 19,649 7,843 1,410
Vaginal/Forceps 513 31 96 159 148 68 11
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,552 175 558 818 719 227 55
Cesarean 36,221 1,171 6,518 11,013 10,871 5,405 1,241
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 11,048 587 2,504 3,549 2,818 1,294 296
Obstetric Procedures
             
Cervical cerclage 622 26 133 189 165 89 20
Tocolysis 488 31 83 151 135 72 16
External Cephalic Version 190 3 24 56 69 29 9
Successful 80 2 10 24 30 12 2
Failure 110 1 14 32 39 17 7
Total Live Births 113,374 5,836 24,362 35,518 31,393 13,545 2,718

 

Notes: Records with age not stated are included only in the 'All Ages' column. Sum of births with any one maternal morbidity does not equal the sum of all morbidity because any one mother may have multiple morbidity.
Source:

2016 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.