Pregnancy & Childbirth

Services and stories about the unique pregnancy path offered to expecting, new and experienced moms at Swedish

  • Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health issues change through all phases of life. Find out what to expect at every age.

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  • Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Learn how generous donors are helping Swedish expand women’s health services in the Seattle area and respond to the increasing demand for menopause care.

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  • Questions about the COVID vaccine for kids? Swedish has some answers for you.

    Questions about the COVID vaccine for kids? Swedish has some answers for you.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its guidance for COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5 to 11. Learn more.

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  • Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    A child psychiatrist from Swedish shares tips and answers questions about improving children’s resilience during the pandemic.

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  • Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination

    Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination

    Answers to your vaccine questions if you're pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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  • Celebrating, supporting all mothers’ breastfeeding journeys

    Celebrating, supporting all mothers’ breastfeeding journeys

    Breast/chest feeding is a beautiful, natural experience but it’s not always easy. Women – especially Women of Color – face barriers and need resources to help along their journey.

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  • Keep kids healthy, safe with recommended vaccines

    Keep kids healthy, safe with recommended vaccines

    As you prepare to begin the school year, get the facts about what vaccines are required for kids and why.

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  • Twice upon a time

    Twice upon a time

    Andrea Lee and Sam Dulay invest in maternal and newborn care at Swedish

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  • Depression before and after birth: You are not alone

    Depression before and after birth: You are not alone

    Millions of women struggle with anxiety, depression and mental health issues during pregnancy and after childbirth. Find ways to cope.

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  • Building healthy, thriving communities through cycling

    Building healthy, thriving communities through cycling

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  • Supporting parents and helping children thrive through partnerships

    Supporting parents and helping children thrive through partnerships

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  • Know how to recognize subtle signs of stroke in women

    Know how to recognize subtle signs of stroke in women

    Symptoms of stroke in women can be subtle and easy to ignore. Find out how to recognize the signs you're having a stroke and why it's important to know your risk factors.

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  • Women’s health screening guidelines for every age

    Women’s health screening guidelines for every age

    Learn the key screenings women of all ages need to maintain their health and detect potential issues in the earliest stages when they’re most treatable.

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  • Painful periods and pelvic pain – could it be endometriosis?

    Painful periods and pelvic pain – could it be endometriosis?

    Painful periods that keep you from enjoying daily life aren’t normal. Find out if yours is caused by endometriosis – a common and treatable condition.

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  • Help your child weather the pandemic with the fine art of self-expression

    Help your child weather the pandemic with the fine art of self-expression

    When children express themselves, it can improve their self-esteem, build confidence and encourage independence. Swedish offers fresh ideas for creative self-expression that parents can try at home.

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  • Children and Grief: How to Support Your Child

    Children and Grief: How to Support Your Child

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  • Caregiver Support: Emotional Wellbeing

    Caregiver Support: Emotional Wellbeing

    While trying to be the perfect caregiver for your loved one, do not forget to take care of yourself as well.

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  • “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    With the impact of COVID-19, our world has changed, our priorities have shifted and our lives have slowed down.When things do not go as planned, practice leaning into a "to-be" list.

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  • A Seattle mom's story: Welcoming a new baby after testing positive for COVID-19

    A Seattle mom's story: Welcoming a new baby after testing positive for COVID-19

    ‘Even with COVID, welcoming a baby is an amazing experience.’

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  • Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Our Swedish Cancer Institute dietitians are in on the Fall food fun, and have provided a pumpkin recipe for your enjoyment.

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