November 1, 2021

Please join us for our first ever Gynecologic Oncology online journal club at 6 PM Pacific Time on Wednesday, 11/3/21.

October 21, 2021

Connect with UW Medicine experts — or connect your patients with us — for consultations, diagnosis, treatment and education. We look forward to partnering with you.

October 21, 2021

Dr. Sarah Prager participated in a conversation on a Texas Public Radio segment about a new abortion law, the most restrictive in the country, and what it means for the future of reproductive rights for pregnancy-capable people.

October 11, 2021

Our team of certified nurse-midwives is celebrating ten years of providing outstanding birth assistance at The Midwives Clinic at UW Medical Center - Northwest.

September 8, 2021

Globally, there are more than 295,000 maternal deaths annually. Furthermore, premature birth complicates 15 million births per year, resulting in more than 1 million neonatal deaths and lifelong consequences for surviving neonates. The University of Washington is actively involved in cutting edge research to reduce this burden. The intent of a Biorepository is to facilitate this research by providing biologic samples from pregnant patients with both normal pregnancy and abnormal pregnancy outcomes. The Biorepository provides for uniform sample collection, meeting the needs of multiple...

September 2, 2021

The purpose of the study is to understand how the immune system of pregnant individual tolerates the fetus during pregnancy. Specifically, we believe exposure to the semen from the fetus’ genetic parent starts the process of immunological tolerance.

September 2, 2021

It is known that women who experience high blood pressure complications during pregnancy (i.e. preeclampsia) are at increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease (heart disease, strokes, etc.) later in life, however, we don’t fully understand why this happens.

August 18, 2021

Drs. Edith Cheng, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) Division Chief, and Nick Burns, MFM Fellow, provided care and delivery for Charity Lincoln Gutierrez Vasquez. Gutierrez Vasquez was born conjoined with her twin at UW Medicine in 2000 & they were surgically separated at 7 months at Seattle Children's. On Aug. 12 Charity gave birth to daughter Alora at UWMC. 

April 9, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out continues across Washington state, the United States and North America, we are interested in studying the COVID-19 vaccine in individuals who are pregnant, postpartum, lactating or planning pregnancy. Because pregnant and lactating individuals were excluded from the original clinical trials by the vaccine manufacturers, these studies will help to fill critical gaps in knowledge and provide information that will allow other pregnant and lactating individuals to make the best decision about COVID-19 vaccination for themselves.

March 18, 2021

In the face of increasing Anti-Asian violence and harassment, UW Department of OB/GYN stands firmly with the AAPI community as we continue our fight against racism, injustice, and white supremacy.