Number of Live Births by Method of Delivery and Obstetric Procedures
by Age of Mother,
Michigan Residents, 2018

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 103,867 4,896 20,638 33,350 29,506 12,875 2,588
Breech 4,378 122 631 1,312 1,408 706 197
Other 1,397 52 262 425 416 202 40
Final route and method of delivery              
Vaginal/Spontaneous 71,657 3,866 15,328 23,279 19,817 7,885 1,471
Vaginal/Forceps 471 21 88 148 157 47 10
Vaginal/Vacuum 2,574 149 559 876 693 243 53
Cesarean 35,361 1,050 5,642 10,921 10,779 5,656 1,308
Cesarean/trial of labor attempted 10,485 565 2,224 3,449 2,732 1,228 286
Obstetric Procedures
             
Cervical cerclage 245 6 39 70 70 51 9
Tocolysis 344 16 70 108 82 56 12
External Cephalic Version 155 1 10 52 51 29 12
Successful 68 - 7 22 21 13 5
Failure 87 1 3 30 30 16 7
Total Live Births 110,093 5,087 21,621 35,232 31,452 13,837 2,844

 

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:

2018 Michigan Resident Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.