monthy birth rate - page 3

Just curious what every one's monthly birth rate is at your hospitals? Our average is 300 a month. This month has been really buzy. As of a couple days ago (10 days left in the month) we all ready... Read More

  1. by   HazeK
    450-500/month.....

    whew!


    haze
  2. by   SalemWitchesCat
    We avg. about 10K births per year where I work. This year we will exceed that by approx. 2,000. I chalk the increase up to 9/11. I have heard that percentages are up nationwide.
  3. by   rdhdnrs
    We do about 175/month although it has picked up to about 190 in the last six months.
  4. by   RNMom1969
    Hi all!
    Our rate is about 800+ a month....about 10,000 a year. I work in a great hospital and patient/nurse ratio is 1:1. Although some may feel it's a baby factory, we feel stronger for our numbers. We do it, and do it well with a high satisfaction rate among our patients. I'm very proud to work there, and proud to have had my children there!
    Sorry so long winded
    Joyce
  5. by   KRVRN
    I finally asked... we have 600-800 per month.
  6. by   Nighshft
    we usually do about 6,000 births a year. but have been so busy since June of this year (post 9/11 babies for sure!) last month we did 652...I've spoken to other L&D nurses in our area and their numbers are also up (located in NY)
  7. by   joyrochelle
    we do about 2000 a year...and yes, it has been hoppin' as of late....

    .....although tonight i have K-time for the first four hours of shift....so perhaps we are comin' upon a drought.....

    ( just cursed myself there, didn't i???)
  8. by   OB4ME
    Originally posted by NurseyNursey
    We do about 30 a month! The most at any facility that I have worked at is about 60 month. Y'all are busy!

    As a new unit, we started out doing 20-30 deliveries/month. Then, in about July, our volume has been sharply increasing. Last month, we joined the "100+ Club" WOW! Since we were staffed for a lower volume (rather than have everyone losing hours all the time)...we've had some growing pains to say the least, as we start massive hiring!

    But...we have awesome staff, management, and doctors! So, it makes it easier to cope until more staff is brought in!
  9. by   TennRN
    We have about 200-250 a month. We just pulled even with the largest hospital in our town. We only have 18 postpartum beds and 7 labor rooms and 7 LDR's. The floor has been full with patients waiting in the back for rooms every day I've worked for the last 6 months.

    When I first went PRN 3 years ago I used to get called off or put on call alot. Now I NEVER get called.
  10. by   sherryrn76
    300+ a month here. Definitely saw an increase from 9/11. Used to work in a Naval Hospital and we could tell you exactly when the deployed guys came home. After Desert storm, we got slammed..called it Desert Stork!
  11. by   wsiab
    600+ per month.
  12. by   cindyln
    We usually deliver 60 a month but last month hit 75.It got to where I was afraid to answer my phone I was called in so much.

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