VMC Birth Center & Midwives Clinic Nominated for Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards

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RENTON, WA - The Birth Center and The Midwives Clinic at Valley Medical Center have been selected as finalists in Red Tricycle’s “Totally Awesome Awards”. Over 20,000 nominations were cast by moms and dads in the greater Seattle area over a four week period to determine the finalists.
Voting occurs between now and Friday, October 14, 2011. The businesses in each category with the most votes will be selected as the winners so PLEASE VOTE!
To select VMC's Birth Center as the “Most Awesome Place to Give Birth” go to http://www.redtri.com/awards/local/place-to-give-a-birth?city=2. More than 4,000 babies are born each year at VMC, which boasts a beautiful, state-of-the-art Birth Center and Level III NICU.
Vote for Valley's Midwives Clinic in the “Most Awesome Midwives & Doulas” category at http://www.redtri.com/awards/local/midwife-doula?city=2. Valley Midwives celebrated their 5th anniversary on Labor Day! To date nearly 1700 babies have been welcomed into the world by our midwives.
Red Tricycle is a website whose mission is to help parents have more fun with their kids. The site offers cool things for parents to see, eat, make and do with their kids in our neighborhood.
Remarkable things happen at Valley Medical Center!
About Valley Medical Center
Valley Medical Center (VMC) is a public district hospital located in South King County. This 303-bed acute care hospital and clinic network is committed to providing safe, quality compassionate care for more than 63 years. As winner of numerous HealthGrades awards for orthopedic and spine surgery, including being ranked #1 in Washington state for joint replacement, VMC also provides outstanding care for heart and stroke patients. Seattle Magazine has named VMC the #1 non-profit in the state for 2011, and for ten consecutive years VMC has been named a “Best Workplace” by regional publications. For the past two years Modern Healthcare magazine has named VMC a Top 10 Best Place to Work in Healthcare in the nation.
VMC provides primary, specialty and urgent care access through an extensive network of neighborhood clinics. VMC’s specialty programs include a Level III Neonatal ICU, Level III Trauma Center, joint replacement and orthopedics--as well as numerous other specialties including cardiology, critical care, cancer treatment, sleep medicine and wound care. Valley Medical Center is a component entity of UW Medicine, which includes Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.