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Statistics and awards

Birth statistics

We have between 265 and 280 births per month with a 27 percent average C-section rate (this includes primary and repeat C-sections).  We average about six TOLACs (trial of labor after cesarean) per month.

Awards

2018 Best_of_gold       We are proud to have won the “Best Place to Have a Baby” recognition in the Best of the Mid-Valley reader’s choice awards published by the Statesman Journal for SIX years running—2013 to 2018!
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Designated
2017-2022
   

Achieving the five-year Baby-Friendly designation is no easy task, but Salem Hospital rose to the challenge. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund.