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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 one. But their journey to his birth was difficult.

May 29, 2019

The composition of the vaginal microbiome is an indicator of whether a woman will experience preterm birth, or carry the fetus full term, according to one of the largest studies of its kind.  The findings are 

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

Kristina Katrel remembers her first pregnancy being relatively easy. As a marathoner and enthusiast of yoga and pilates, she bounced back quickly nine years ago and returned to her routine of work, home and exercise.

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

August 17, 2018

Seattle is leading the statistical push toward older first-time moms. In this article, Dr.

January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

preterm infant neonatal intensive care unit
January 23, 2018

Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life.

UW Medicine nutritionist Judy Simon
December 11, 2017

Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years now.

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