obstetrics

August 18, 2021

Formerly conjoined twin Charity Gutierrez-Vazquez has given birth at UWMC, where she and her sister were born in 2000.

December 5, 2019

A low-oxygen environment in the womb may foretell which children should be followed closely, study indicates.

November 12, 2019

Greater integration of midwives into U.S. hospitals' maternity services could help reduce interventions in labor, a study showed.

October 10, 2019

In seeking ways to protect babies and moms, researchers will explore immune responses, role of the placenta, potential therapeutics and other areas

Gina Lee Gossett and son Oliver
June 17, 2019

It's a time of celebration for a Montana family. Gina Lee Gossett's baby boy, Oliver, is about to turn 1 year old. But their journey to his birth was difficult.

May 29, 2019

The apparent linkage between the makeup of the microbiome and preterm births could eventually be used to develop strategies to prevent prematurity.

May 8, 2019

Barely half of U.S. residency programs offer training in transgender medicine, a UW Medicine study finds. 

picture of pregnant woman receiving IV medication in hospital
March 6, 2019

It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. Researchers also found the rate of suicide was lower amo

February 26, 2019

Women whose lives have stabilized after childbirth want advice more specific than "work out, but take it easy."

Pregnant woman
November 9, 2018

When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in the case of C-sections, some moms have been a

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