Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
by Age of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2015

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 106,532 6,159 24,448 33,174 28,431 11,910 2,407
Breech 4,384 155 798 1,221 1,349 663 198
Other 1,460 62 310 431 393 218 46
Final route and method of delivery              
Vaginal/Spontaneous 73,963 4,831 18,081 23,333 19,037 7,297 1,383
Vaginal/Forceps 510 40 105 168 136 52 9
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,607 214 622 831 680 225 35
Cesarean 36,101 1,324 6,913 10,763 10,545 5,309 1,245
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 11,109 716 2,735 3,443 2,718 1,191 306
Obstetric Procedures
             
Cervical cerclage 690 27 152 206 192 93 20
Tocolysis 499 17 78 130 146 100 28
External Cephalic Version 177 7 25 63 57 20 5
Successful 89 2 15 26 32 10 4
Failure 88 5 10 37 25 10 1
Total Live Births 113,211 6,412 25,727 35,104 30,403 12,889 2,673

 

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:

2015 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.