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Women's Health and Pediatrics

Providing care for every stage of life

For generations, women have trusted Swedish to provide the highest, most comprehensive level of care. Whether you’re having a child or entering menopause, we are here to care for you at every stage in your life.

At Swedish, we not only care for you, but we care for your family, too. We deliver more babies every year than any other health system in Western Washington. Most of the time, everything goes according to plan, but when you need a little extra TLC for your precious little one, you have access to our full spectrum of services including prenatal care; childbirth; Neonatal ICU (NICU); and care for older children with ongoing problems – all within one coordinated care team.

Your generous support makes these life-changing services available when our patients need it most.

Prenatal and postpartum care for new families, mothers, and their babies

Funded entirely by donations from our community, The Lytle Center for Pregnancy & Newborns gives new families, mothers, and their babies, the resources they need to get off to the best start.

Thanks to the thoughtful contributions from supporters, new families have access to educational programs, birth and parenting classes, support groups and experts to answer all their health questions from the time you find out your pregnant to after your baby arrives.

We provide newborn follow-up appointments to ensure baby is thriving and moms can get care for their own health post-delivery, including screening and treatment for postpartum mood disorders. We also provide lactation support for those who need a little extra help with breastfeeding.

Intensive care for our smallest residents

More babies are born at Swedish each year than at any other hospital system in Western Washington. And while most births happen without a hitch, sometimes our newborns need a little extra medical attention in our level IV in our Neonatal ICU (NICU) when they arrive in the world.

When a newborn faces face a life-threatening illnesses, is born prematurely or faces complications following birth, parents can rest assured their little one will receive the highest level of specialized care in Level IV NICU at Swedish First Hill. Our nationally renowned team of specialists available 24 hours a day to care for sick or premature babies.

Your support helps provide extraordinary care to our smallest residents and provides parents and older siblings with the educational tools and they need to care for their little newborn child.

Contact Us

To learn more about how you can support women's health and pediatric programs at Swedish, please contact:


Duncan Robinson
Philanthropy Officer
206-386-3527
duncan.robinson@swedish.org