Pregnancy & Childbirth

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Creating & listening to music playlists is fun, but did you know it can be therapeutic? Here are some tips from a Board-Certified music therapist, to help fight cancer by finding just the right mix.

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  • Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    An interview with a gene detective. What you should know about genetic counseling and testing when impacted by cancer.

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  • Exercise after delivery: How to avoid injury

    Exercise after delivery: How to avoid injury

    Osteitis pubis can cause groin pain during pregnancy and after birth. Listen to your body and take your time getting back to exercise.

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  • Pregnancy and marijuana use

    Pregnancy and marijuana use

    More women are using marijuana during pregnancy than in the past. Is it safe or does it pose avoidable health risks?

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  • Swedish launches first-ever hospital-based postpartum doula services

    Swedish launches first-ever hospital-based postpartum doula services

    Unique program offers in-home care after your baby’s arrival to help create a strong foundation for your growing family.

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