NICU

Savannah Robles was born at 22 weeks' gestation at UW Medical Center - Montlake in July 2021.
May 5, 2022

A team of specialists serving the families of extremely preterm babies (22 to 25 weeks' gestation) is giving the earliest newborns across the Pacific Northwest a better shot at surviving.

January 15, 2020

NIH-funded, nationwide study, led by a UW Medicine newborn care physician, suggests erythropoietin, while safe, may not protect against severe brain damage. 

A sign outside of Kassies room at UWMC
March 20, 2019

A parent's voice is nurturing to a baby. In UW Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit, Gayle Cloud works with parents to use their voices as therapy. They create custom lullabies for their babies.

March 20, 2019

Research suggests that parents singing to their children actually lowers blood pressure and helps neural development. 

March 13, 2018

The prognosis for a baby diagnosed for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), isn’t good. But a new UW Medicine study may give parents hope. 

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? 

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