Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
by Age of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2017

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 104,772 5,108 21,559 33,858 28,856 12,757 2,634
Breech 4,374 135 687 1,327 1,346 706 173
Other 1,434 68 300 420 397 186 63
Final route and method of delivery              
Vaginal/Spontaneous 72,900 4,072 16,132 23,867 19,407 7,961 1,461
Vaginal/Forceps 483 17 82 174 155 48 7
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,461 162 594 787 639 227 52
Cesarean 35,579 1,110 5,931 11,038 10,621 5,505 1,374
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 10,303 559 2,218 3,329 2,699 1,187 311
Obstetric Procedures
             
Cervical cerclage 614 22 131 211 151 88 11
Tocolysis 400 22 64 130 105 57 22
External Cephalic Version 159 2 19 57 52 23 6
Successful 70 - 9 21 24 10 6
Failure 89 2 10 36 28 13 -
Total Live Births 111,468 5,363 22,746 35,885 30,833 13,742 2,897

 

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:

2017 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.