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First Hill, Ballard Campuses Welcomed First Babies of 2010 -- Swedish's Centennial Year -- on Jan. 1, 2

Swedish News
SEATTLE, Jan. 5, 2010 -- Swedish's first baby of the New Year -- and the first baby born in the medical center's centennial year -- was born at 6:41 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2010. Grace Weber (pictured right) made her early morning arrival at Swedish's First Hill Campus, weighing in at 6 pounds, 15.6 o...

Swedish to Host Low-Cost 'Get Healthy Day for Women' Saturday, Nov. 1

Swedish News
SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2008 -- In a continuous effort to promote and support women's health, Swedish's Community Health Education Department is hosting a day-long event Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Swedish/Cherry Hill (500 17th Ave., Seattle) titled 'Get Healthy Day for Women.'This l...

Swedish to Study Connections between Preeclampsia, Migraine; $2.9 Million Research Grant Awarded by NIH

Swedish News
SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2008 – The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D., a $2.9 million grant for a five-year research project to examine possible linkages between the serious pregnanc...

Swedish Voted 'Best Place to Give Birth' by Readers of Seattle Weekly

Swedish News
SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2008 -- Results from Seattle Weekly's 2008 'Best of Seattle' competition were published in this week's issue.As part of the Reader's Poll, Swedish was voted as the 'best place to give birth.'To read the Reader's Poll results, click here.And for more information about childbi...

Swedish's Center for Perinatal Studies Receives March of Dimes Grant to Study Preeclampsia, Preterm Delivery in China

Swedish News
SEATTLE, July 31, 2008 – Dr. Michelle A. Williams, co-founder of Swedish's Center for Perinatal Research Studies, was recently awarded a $495,554 grant from the March of Dimes Foundation to fund a three-year research project to identify preconceptional risk factors and biological markers ...

Study by Swedish's Center for Perinatal Studies Shows Dietary Fiber Seems to Reduce Risk of Pregnancy Complication

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SEATTLE, July 21, 2008 -- Researchers with Swedish's Center for Perinatal Studies had the results of a recent study published last week in the American Journal of Hypertension which showed that eating more fiber during the first trimester of pregnancy seems to reduce the risk of developing p...

Seattle P-I Column Highlights Needed Role of the NICU Family Support Program at Swedish

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SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2007 -- In April 2005 Swedish was selected by the March of Dimes (MOD) as the first site in Washington state to implement an innovative program providing enhanced information and comfort to families of premature and other critically ill newborns. The three-year Neonatal Inten...
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