Videos

​​​​​UW Medicine Labor and Delivery


November 7​, 2014​

Stories Of Courage From UW's Maternity Clinic


August 22, 2014​

​​Neonatal Intensive Care at the UW Medical Center Montlake Tower​

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February ​14, 2014​

UW doctor developing at-home test for healthy babies


​​November 01, 2013

Preventing Preterm Birth Initiative


November 01, 2013

Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf talks about research projects aimed at preventing preterm birth in the following video.


Saving Babies at the UW Medical Cen​ter: The Pitkin Family Story


January 08, 2013​

OB-GYN specialist discusses new Pap smear guidelines


May 01, 2012​

As of Spring 20​12, multiple health organizations support new guidelines to reduce the frequency of cervical-cancer screenings. Dr. Connie Mao, a UW Medicine OB-Gyn specialist, discusses the changes.

Prenatal genetic testing​​

 
​April 25, 2012​

​ Prenatal genetic testing is a way to learn more about your baby’s health before the baby is born.  At UW Medicine, we encourage you to learn about these options and ask questions to help you make a decision.  Your health care provider will talk with you about such tests.  As early as the first prenatal visit, you will be asked whether or not you would like prenatal genetic testing and if yes, which type of test you prefer. ​It is your choice to have any of these tests and our prenatal genetic testing presentation is to help inform you of your choices.

H1N1 Infection in Pregnancy


​January 13, 2011​

​​​The Washington State Obstetrical Association held a panel discussion regarding the H1N1 flu and pregnancy during their annual meeting. Dr. David A. Eschenbach provided an overview that compared the 1918 "Spanish Flu" pandemic to the more recent H1N1 pandemic. Dr. Edith Y. Cheng discussed pandemic operational issues, from screening and out-patient visits to in-patient planning. Dr. Estella Whimbey examined vaccination and treatment of pandemic infections, including special issues regarding pregnancy and staff infection. Dr. Thomas R. Easterling concluded the discussion with a focus on critical care and how the obstetrician can help the ICU team.​​

Making Trouble, Making Babies What Limits on IVF


July 12, 2010

Coverage of the 2010 Pediatric Bioethics Conference continues with Jeff Ecker, Associate Professor of Obstetrics Harvard Medical School, as he recounts the story of the California octuplets and ethics implications.​

Caring for High-risk Moms and Newborns - Part 1


May 18, 2010

Whether it’s week 20 or the delivery date, any pregnancy can take a risky turn. Learn how UW Medicine providers are working to ensure healthy births for mothers and babies.

Caring for High-risk Moms and Newborns - Part 2


May 18, 2010​

Whether it’s week 20 or the delivery date, any pregnancy can take a risky turn. Learn how UW Medicine providers are working to ensure healthy births for mothers and babies.

Early Childhood Development: Early Learning, the Brain and Society


May 24, 2007​

How does a child’s capacity to learn relate to the central debate about nature or nurture? As part of the Early Childhood Development lecture series, Dr. Patricia Kuhl talks about children’s ability to learn effortlessly and the importance of social interaction in the learning process. Kuhl, professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences and co-director for the UW Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, is internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development.​

Early Learning and the Brain


October 07, 2006​​​

One area of research focuses on how infant and adult brains process language, and has advanced our ​understanding of critical periods in learning. Another important area of research focuses on cognitive development and social understanding in infants, children, and adults. This pioneering work has demonstrated the importance of role models in human development and their profound effect on learning.


Prenatal genetic testing​​

 


​​November 01, 2013

 

Prenatal genetic testing is a way to learn more about your baby’s health before the baby is born.  At UW Medicine, we encourage you to learn about these options and ask questions to help you make a decision.  Your health care provider will talk with you about such tests.  As early as the first prenatal visit, you will be asked whether or not you would like prenatal genetic testing and if yes, which type of test you prefer.  It is your choice to have any of these tests and our prenatal genetic testing presentation is to help inform you of your choices.