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6 sleep and awake states: Learning about your newborn   English
Abstract: This handout for new parents describes a baby's 6 sleep and awake states.
Author: Perinatal Education
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Perinatal Education
Revised Date: 11/2011
After you've had your baby: What to expect during your stay and when you can safely go home   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This "roadmap" tells what a new mother can expect during her stay in the hospital after giving birth. It lists what needs to be done for both mother and baby, and when they can safely go home. This document is included in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 12/2012
After your Cesarean birth   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the changes that take place in your body after a Cesarean birth. Included are sections on pain control, caring for the incision, nutrition, and activity levels. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Baby blues and more: Recognizing and coping with postpartum mood disorders   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the "baby blues" and talks about longer term postpartum mood disorders. It offers tips for things you can do to feel better, and for how partners, families and friends can help. Many local resources are included. This document is a chapter in two birth books: "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" and "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Bed rest guidelines: Helping you have a healthy baby   English Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for pregnant women who have been put on either modified or strict bed rest. Included are sections on childbirth classes, sexual relations during the pregnancy, the partner's needs, and what activities are restricted.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2012
Before you leave the hospital: Important information for new mothers   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the procedures and important paperwork that need to be done before leaving the hospital with a new baby. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 11/2016
Benefits of breastfeeding   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout lists the many benefits of breastfeeding, for both the baby and the mother. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Birth and labor photos, videos, and audio recordings: Guidelines at UWMC   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives an overview of UW Medicine guidelines and restrictions for recording the labor/birth process using photography, videotaping, and audio recordings. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Birth choices: Planning for your labor and birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides basic information about the hospital stay when giving birth. It includes ways to cope with labor pain and the choices that can be made during the birth process. A sample birth plan is included, to show the kinds of information to share with the healthcare team. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Birth with multiples: Planning for the big day   English
Abstract: This handout explains planning for a multiple birth by vaginal birth, induced labor, or Cesarean section birth. It gives examples of babies' positions and type of birth needed for safe delivery.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2010
Breastfeeding for the mother having surgery   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains how to manage breastfeeding if having surgery. It discusses how to minimize interruption of breastfeeding, about medicines and anesthesia, and what to do on the day of surgery.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Revised Date: 4/2012
Breastfeeding support: Helping you and your baby get started   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the support and help for breastfeeding mothers that is available at UW Medicine. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Caring for your baby   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives information to help parents take care of their newborn infant at home. It explains bathing, cord care, diapering, dressing, sleep positioning, and feeding by breast or bottle. It also covers spitting up, stools, temperature, hiccups, sneezing, skin quality, crying, crossed eyes, baby breast swelling, chin quivering, cough, and sleeping habits. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Caring for yourself after the loss of your baby: Emotional and physical healing   English Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout offers support for women who have lost their baby. Included is information about physical changes and emotional concerns, as well as warning signs for calling the doctor or clinic.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 3/2012
Caring for yourself and your new baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is the entire contents of the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby." The book covers postpartum issues such as constipation, jaundice, breastfeeding, baby blues, and more.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 11/2016
Cervical cerclage   English
Abstract: Discusses the cervical cerclage surgical procedure, who can be helped by it, pre- and post- procedure, and when to call your health care provider.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 12/2000
Childbirth education classes: At UW Medicine   English
Abstract: This handout provides information on classes for expectant families offered at UWMC. Included are Childbirth Preparation Series, Labor and Birth Mini-Series, Expecting Multiples, Better Birth Refresher, Working with Labor Pain, Preventing Preterm Birth, Breastfeeding Basics, Newborn Care and Life with Baby, Newborn Care for Adoptive Families, Conscious Fathering, Babysafe with Infant CPR, and Sibling Preparation classes. These classes are offered in collaboration with Parent Trust for Washington State Children.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 3/2016
Circumcisions at UW Medicine Clinics   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the benefits and risks of circumcision, and how to plan for a circumcision at UW Medicine clinics. This document is a chapter in two birth books: "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" and "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Comfort measures during labor   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists ways to help relieve pain and discomfort during labor. Suggestions include patterned breathing, massage, hot or cold packs, different body positions, staying active mentally, and help from the birth partner. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Comfort measures for breast engorgement   English Russian Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists ways breastfeeding mothers can ease the discomfort of breast engorgement after giving birth. Tips include applying warmth, massage, feeding the baby, compresses, pain relievers, and breast pumps. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC) (Use Maternal & Infant Care Center)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Common symptoms during pregnancy: Tips for managing signs and staying healthy   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists the symptoms of early pregnancy, such as feeling tired, breast discomfort, urinating often, headaches, vision changes, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting. It gives self-care tips to help manage the discomfort and activities to avoid. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Common terms of pregnancy and birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout defines common medical terms that are used during pregnancy and birth. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Common tests during labor   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: Lists five tests that are commonly administered during labor and delivery. Explains what the test is looking for and what the results may mean. This handout is also part of the birth booklet, "Pregnancy and Giving Birth," document #UH2334, available through Materials Management (uwmcmm@u.washington.edu).
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 6/2006
Common tests during pregnancy   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists tests that may be done during pregnancy. It explains the timing for each test, what is tested, and why it is done. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Congratulations on your pregnancy with multiples!   English
Abstract: This handout explains early growth and development of pre-born infants, higher risks of multiple pregnancy and concerns about preterm birth. It offers advice about choosing a care provider and hospital and describes UWMC's Prematurity Prevention Program.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2010
Constipation: Causes and tips   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains constipation and its causes, and offers helpful tips. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Crying and colic: What it means when your baby is fussy   English
Abstract: This handout explains why babies cry and what parents can do to help. It also explains the difference between normal fussiness and colic.
Author: Perinatal Education
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Perinatal Education
Revised Date: 11/2011
Cystic fibrosis: A guide to carrier testing   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis, the chances of being a carrier,and reasons to be or not to be tested. This information is also included in the birth booklet, "Pregnancy and Giving Birth," document #UH2334, available through Materials Management (uwmcmm@u.washington.edu).
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
Diabetes and pregnancy: The best for you and your baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This manual contains niformation to help pregnant women manage their diabetes for the best health of themselves and their baby. Included are sections on nutrition, hypoglycemia, blood glucose monitoring, oral diabetes medicines, insulin, sick-day guidelines, glucagon use, delivery options, breastfeeding, as well as phone numbers for clinic staff.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 2/2011
Diaper choices: Choosing the right fit for your family   English
Abstract: This handout describes the different types of diapers that parents can choose from. It also gives basic information about diaper services.
Author: Perinatal Education
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Perinatal Education
Revised Date: 11/2011
Getting ready to give birth: Helpful information   English Spanish
Abstract: This guide helps you think through what you may need before, during, and after your labor. Also see the handout "Packing for the Hospital." This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Going home with two or more   English
Abstract: Discusses how to make a smooth transition in bringing multiple babies home. Suggests seeking help from friends, family and organizations and considering breastfeeding. Gives tips on setting up home involving finances, food, safety, nesting, laundry, and equipment.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 3/2012
Grief support   English
Abstract: Provides contact information for support organizations and resources to help deal with a loss during or after pregnancy.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2011
Growing together: 14 to 16 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 14 to 16 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 18 to 20 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 18 to 20 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 24 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 24 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 26 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 26 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 28 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 28 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 30 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 30 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 32 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 32 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 34 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 34 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 36 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 36 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: 38 to 40 weeks   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 38 to 40 weeks. It includes common changes in the mother's body. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: Three months (10 to 13 weeks)   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 3 months. It includes common changes in the mother's body, and things she can do to ensure her baby's and her own health and well-being. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Growing together: Two months (6 to 9 weeks)   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the usual development of a fetus at 2 months. It includes common changes in the mother's body, and things she can do to ensure her baby's and her own health and well-being. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Guide to prenatal testing: Learning about your baby's health   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout describes genetic tests that a mother may choose to have during her pregnancy. It includes screening and diagnostic tests such as nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound, integrated screen, quad screen, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), amniocentesis with ultrasound, and anatomy ultrasound. Through prenatal tests of genetics, doctors gain information about Down syndrome (trisomy 21), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), spina bifida, and other inherited diseases. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Healthy choices during pregnancy: Tips for staying healthy   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes choices to make during pregnancy to stay healthy. These include wearing a seat belt when riding in a car, taking care of your teeth, and getting good exercise. It explains why it is important to avoid alcohol, smoking, douching, hot tubs, certain medicines and drugs, and contact with rodents. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
How is breastfeeding going?   English Russian Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives questions for new mothers to ask themselves to help them know if their infant is breastfeeding sucessfully. It provides the Lactation Services phone number to call in case of problems. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
If you have a high-risk pregnancy: We're here to help   English
Abstract: This brochure is for women with high-risk pregnancies. It explains helpful services and service providers at 2 UW Medicine clinics in the Seattle area: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic at UW Medical Center and Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic at Valley Medical Center. It includes information about what a high-risk pregnancy is and what to expect at a clinic visit.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 3/2017
If your baby is born early   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout answers common questions parents have when the mother is in the hospital with preterm labor, or their baby is born early. Included are reasons to continue the pregnancy to full term when possible, where preterm babies are cared for, what kinds of problems are common, how long a preterm baby might be in the hospital, and where the parents can stay during that time.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2010
Infant safety in the hospital: Tips for ensuring your infant's safety   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives security measures and safety guidelines used at UW Medicine to keep new mothers and their babies safe. It includes information about baby safety classes. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Integrated screen: A guide to prenatal testing   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information for women to help them decide if they want to have an integrated screen test, which will show the chance that their baby has Down syndrome, trisomy 18, or spina bifida. Included are risks, benefits, and what a "positive" or "negative" result means.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
It's time! When your labor begins   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout answers many questions about when to call and come to the hospital, and what to expect during your stay at UW Medicine. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Jaundice and your newborn   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout answers questions about jaundice in newborns, which occurs when bilirubin builds up in the baby's blood. Included are symptoms, how to check for jaundice, and when to call the baby's doctor. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Keeping your baby safe: In the hospital and at home   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout offers guidelines to help keep your baby safe while at UWMC and after you leave the hospital. It includes sections on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), falls, shaken baby syndrome, hospital security, car safety, and other injuries that can occur in the home. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Maternity Support Services (MSS)   English
Abstract: This handout describes Maternity Support Services, a program to help women have a health pregnancy and a healthy baby. The program is for women who receive medical coupons.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 12/2004
Multifetal reduction: Maternal and Infant Care Center   English
Abstract: Discusses the personal and private elective procedure for multifetal reduction. Includes answers to commonly asked questions.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 12/2000
My birth plan: For mother and baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides spaces for expectant parents to describe their concerns, fears, wishes, and how they want to manage the stages of labor and birth. The information can then be easily shared with the healthcare team. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
My journal   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure provides space to record thoughts, feelings and dreams during pregnancy.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 7/2003
My pregnancy record   English Spanish
Abstract: This booklet provides spaces for an expectant mother to record vital signs, lab results, baby's growth, questions and provider comments.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 7/2003
Nutrition and food safety during pregnancy   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout for pregnant women is about eating safely to help herself and her growing baby stay healthy. It includes sections on weight gain, important nutrients, and foods to avoid. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Obstetrical Hypertension Consult Program: University of Washington Medical Center   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the Obstetrical Hypertension Consult Clinic, the care team and cardiac output measurements. Preeclampsia, from risk factors to prevention to medications used for treatment, is discussed. And, the booklet details related infant care and baby's well being during pregnancy, during labor and delivery, and after the baby is born.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 2/2013
Packing for the hospital: Be ready to go!   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout offers tips on what to pack for your stay in the hospital to make your childbirth more comfortable. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Pain relief during labor: Common pain relief options used at UWMC   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains common pain relief options used during labor and delivery at UWMC, when and how they are used, and what the risks are. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 12/2012
Pets and your new baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout offers tips on how to safely care for yourself during pregnancy and for your newborn when there are pets in the home.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 7/2003
Planning ahead: Decisions to make during and after your pregnancy   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides a list of things to think about and plan for when giving birth and becoming a parent. It includes information about tours of Labor & Deliver, getting a car seat, choosing a healthcare provider for the new baby, how to help older children prepare for a new sibling, and more. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Planning for your hospital stay: When you deliver your baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure for women planning to give birth at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) gives basic information on when to come to the hospital, where to go, what to bring, and when to expect to go home.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2007
Pregnancy and giving birth: Cover, Table of Contents, Welcome   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is the cover page, table of contents, and welcome letter for the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" that provides information for expectant parents. The book covers pregnancy, caring for yourself, the baby's growth, the stages of labor and birth, and more.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Preparing for Cesarean birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the reasons for having a Caesarean birth, and describes how to prepare for the surgery. It also includes information on the anesthesia (pain medicine) that is used, and what happens after surgery. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Privacy policy for recordings during labor and delivery: Photos, video, and audio recordings   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure outlines UWMC's staff privacy policies for expectant parents who wish to record their process of labor and delivery. Specifically, it states that patients, family members, and visitors must request permission for filming or otherwise recording UWMC staff, and that all staff have the right to refuse to be photographed or recorded.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 11/2010
Quad screen: A guide to prenatal testing   Chinese English Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives information to help women decide if they want to have a quad screen. The test, done during pregnancy, shows the chance of the baby having Down syndrome, trisomy 18, or spina bifida. Benefits and risks of the test, and explanations of "positive" and "negative" test results are included.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1995
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 2/2009
Recognizing preterm labor and preventing preterm birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout details how to recognize preterm labor, including causes and warning signs. It also covers prevention of preterm birth. This handout is included in the packets "Preventing Another Preterm Birth" and "Coping with Grief," part of the Wait One Year Program.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 8/2012
Sore nipples: How to treat sore nipples   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout for breastfeeding mothers talks about the common problem of sore nipples during the first week after giving birth. Tips on feeding positions, ointments and breast shells are given. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Stages of labor and birth: What to expect   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives an overview of the stages of labor and vaginal birth. It describes the stages of birth and shows dilation sizes. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Taking care of yourself after giving birth   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout talks about self-care for the new mother after giving birth. It addresses body changes, nutrition, sexuality, and famiily planning. This document is a chapter in the birth book, "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
UW Medicine phone numbers and websites   English
Abstract: This handout for women receiving their prenatal care at UW Medicine facilities provides phone numbers that may be helpful during pregnancy and after the baby is born. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
UWMC Tours of Labor & Delivery   English
Abstract: This handout lists days and times of free tours of the UWMC Labor & Delivery unit. The tours are available in various languages, and require pre-registration. Check each listing for more details.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 12/2015
Vaginal birth after Cesarean section   English
Abstract: This handout explains vaginal birth for women who have already given birth by Cesarean section. It explains the benefits of giving birth vaginally and the reasons why a Cesarean section delivery may be needed.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 2/2012
Warning signs during pregnancy: When to call   Amharic English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists warning signs during pregnancy that require medical attention right away. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Welcome to the Mother Baby Unit: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what a new mother can expect during her stay in the Mother Baby Unit at University of Washington Medical Center. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 9/2016
Welcome to the Progressive Care Nursery   English
Abstract: This booklet is for families of babies admitted to the Progressive Care Nursery (PCN). It answers common questions and concerns about the PCN and caring for babies in the PCN.
Author: Progressive Care Nursery/MIC
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Progressive Care Nursery/MIC
Revised Date: 10/2008
Welcome to the world of multiples!   English
Abstract: Provides an introduction to multiples pregnancy, discusses need for specialized health care provider and lists additional prenatal health care needs.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 3/1999
When you have a high-risk pregnancy: We're here to help   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure for women with high-risk pregnancies explains helpful services and service providers at the UW Medicine Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinics in Arlington and Yakima, Washington. It provides information about what a high-risk pregnancy is and what to expect at a clinic visit. It also includes maps, directions, and contact information for both clinics.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 10/2014
Will my babies be identical?   English
Abstract: Discusses the difference between fraternal and identical twins and concerns that arise in placental development. Identifies triplets as usually fraternal.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2011
Your family planning: Thinking about the future   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout talks about family planning and common birth control methods. It tells how to use different types of contraception, and their benefits and side effects. This document is a chapter in two birth books: "Pregnancy and Giving Birth" and "Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Your healthcare team: During pregnancy, labor, and birth   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout lists the members of the healthcare team who work in maternity and infant care at UW Medicine. It explains each team member's role during a woman's pregnancy, labor and birth, Cesarean birth, after birth, and when at home. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Your personal safety: For you and your baby   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout about domestic violence offers questions to women to help them think about their home situation. It also provides tips and resources for staying safe. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Your prenatal care   English Somalian Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains why prenatal care is important and how often to see the doctor while pregnant. It includes what to expect during a visit, and how the clinic staff can help. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 4/2017
Your public health nurse: How your public health nurse can help you   English
Abstract: This handout describes how a public health nurse can help a woman while she is pregnant and after the baby is born. The public health nurse can provide information, support, and/or referrals for prenatal care, infant care, growth and development, and related issues.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 1/2005
 
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