January 23, 2023

Worldwide study shows COVID vaccines and boosters reduced the risk of severe COVID-related disease in pregnant women by about 76%.

Doctor examining pregnant woman's stomach.
September 19, 2022

A new study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology shows a mother-to-be's COVID-19 infection can impair her placena's immune

September 19, 2022

This damage occurs even if the mother has a mild case of COVID-19, OB-GYN researchers found.

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.

May 5, 2022

Before 2021, the survival rate of extreme preemies was poor.  An initiative at UW Medicine changed that.

March 8, 2022

An important reason for IUD failure and unwanted pregnancy, the study noted, is unrecognized expulsion of the IUD following insertion.

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.

March 5, 2021

Data shows that 14% of primary-care visits among women of reproductive age include contraceptive and reproductive counseling.

February 16, 2021

This population should be considered at a high risk and be included in Phase 1B vaccination schedules, the authors say.

December 23, 2020

One thing doctors do know: Catching the coronavirus while pregnant is dangerous.       

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