Pregnancy & Childbirth

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

  • A Brighter Future for Our Smallest Babies

    A Brighter Future for Our Smallest Babies

    The Small Baby Unit provides highly skilled and specialized care for extremely preterm infants born before 28 weeks.

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  • Do you know how a midwife can help you?

    Do you know how a midwife can help you?

    Learn more about how midwives at Swedish provide unique patient-centered care to parents and their newborns.

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  • Meet the 2022 Swedish Doula Diversity Scholarship recipients

    Meet the 2022 Swedish Doula Diversity Scholarship recipients

    Swedish proudly offers an annual Doula Diversity Scholarship in an effort to aid the professional development of more doulas of color, LGBTQ doulas and doulas from underrepresented groups. Learn more.

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  • Swedish invests in community health

    Swedish invests in community health

    Read our 2021 Community Benefit Report and learn how we care for our communities outside the hospitals.

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  • TeamBirth initiative launches at Swedish First Hill

    TeamBirth initiative launches at Swedish First Hill

    The program seeks to transform childbirth care through its focus on communication and inclusion.

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  • New OB-GYN residency will boost maternity care access

    New OB-GYN residency will boost maternity care access

    Washington and surrounding states don’t have enough OBGYNs to meet patient needs. The new Swedish residency program will help solve that problem.

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  • Five things you should know about the baby formula shortage

    Five things you should know about the baby formula shortage

    A Swedish expert offers advice for anxious parents.

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  • 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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