Lauren Sanford and Josh Setten, with their newborn Oliver at Seattle Childrens, after his birth via an EXIT procedure at UW Medical Center – Montlake.
December 23, 2021

Lauren Sanford and Josh Setten of Tacoma, Wash., were delighted to learn in March that they were expecting a child.

Baby Alora is happy and healthy at home alongside mom Charity and dad Ruben, three months after being born at UW Medical Center - Montlake.
November 24, 2021

Charity Lincoln Gutierrez-Vazquez and her husband Ruben celebrate Thanksgiving this year with their first child, Alora, at home in Oregon.

November 6, 2018

A new study will eventually enroll 800 mothers to study the practice's effectiveness. 

If national health was an Olympic-level competition, the United States would be eliminated in the trials, unable to qualify for the finals competition.

Seasha Hassett pondered the invitation from a UW Medicine doctor: Would she be willing to enroll her twins, born prematurely at 25 weeks' gestation, in a trial of a new therapy that might prevent brain injury? 

Sandra Gonzalez felt that this time, this baby would go to full term.

The United States is one of only eight nations worldwide to experience an increase over the past decade in maternal mortality related to childbirth. Researchers from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington

The UW's teaching program for bioethics is recognized as one of the nation's most vibrant and comprehensive such collection of courses. UW Medicine writer Brian Donohue spoke with several instructors to generate a seven-part series of Q&As.

[Editors’ note: This is the third in a series of seven articles about bioethics.

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