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Rate of Babies Born Electively Before 39 Weeks Falls Dramatically Statewide, Including at Swedish

SEATTLE, May 9, 2012 - Washington state hospitals, physicians and expectant mothers have teamed up to deliver a dramatic increase in the number of babies born at full term – 39 weeks – instead of earlier in their pregnancies. They did this by rapidly changing established obstetric practices in place for many years. This change came about because of new research demonstrating the short- and long-term hazards of delivery prior to 39 weeks.

KING TV's Evening Magazine Program Airs Story about Leap Day Babies Featuring a Newborn Who Arrived at Swedish Feb. 29

SEATTLE, March 1, 2012 - KING Television's (Channel 5, NBC) Evening Magazine program aired a story last night about Leap Day babies that featured a newborn who arrived at Swedish on Feb. 29.

The baby girl - one of at least 15 born at the First Hill campus yesterday and among more than 7,500 infants born each year between Swedish's four childbirth centers - arrived yesterday morning around 5 a.m.

NBC's TODAY show Airs Story on the Grandparents Class Offered at Swedish

Swedish Offers Comprehensive Diabetes Care for Pregnant Women; New Service Designed to Help Patients With Diabetes Deliver Healthy Babies

Swedish/Issaquah Welcomes First Baby Born at New Facility

 

Swedish Implements Program to Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

Seattle Perinatal Researcher Awarded Two Major NIH Grants

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