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

August 17, 2018

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

January 23, 2018

Inflammation due to infection inside the pregnant womb can alter the activity of genes essential for normal fetal heart formation.

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.

Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685.0381, leilag@uw.edu


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