5th fact

1,404 women die (27 every week) from cancer of the ovary, uterus or cervix.


Media enquires can be directed to Richie Hodgson, 0408 128 099 or richie@wirf.com.au

Recent WIRF media releases can be viewed below:

Symposium to tackle priority area in pregnancy care

Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies

FAQs about EVE Therapy – The Artificial Womb

Preterm initiative recognised as AJOG 'Report of Major Impact'

2017 Whole Nine Months magazine: Multiple pregnancies and preterm birth

2017 Whole Nine Months magazine: Reducing exposure to cigarettes

2017 Whole Nine Months magazine: Human papillomavirus and preterm birth

WIRF welcomes new Chief Operations Director

Elizabeth and Todd's story

KEMH docs swim to save premmies

Pioneering research achieves 8% reduction in rate of preterm birth

FAQs: Preterm birth and The WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative

WIRF unveils its 2016 Annual Report

King Eddies Honour Wall takes flight for World Prem Day

WA health and business community unite for Banquet for Babies

Margaret’s lifetime of service gets its just deserts

Symposium to tackle priority area in women’s health

Governor recognises outstanding contributions of hospital volunteers

Hospital honour wall takes flight this Mother’s Day with Milly’s Gold Butterfly

Perth icons launch Posh Frocks for Premmies Appeal

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Striving to safely lower early birth rates

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - The pre-pregnancy checklist

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Ultrasound measurement of the length of the cervix

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Twins are at higher risk of preterm birth

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - HPV vaccination helping prevent preterm births

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Speeding up maturation of the baby before preterm birth

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Important research underway

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Reducing tobacco exposure

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - Reducing the mother's stress

2016 The Whole Nine Months Magazine - New initiative saving lives across WA

Lynne’s story of volunteering hopes to inspire - February 2016

Sarra shares her story: World Prem Day 2015 - November 2015

Naomi to remember this Infant Loss Awareness Week - October 2015

New treatment for Ectopic Pregnancies - August 2015

Helping Prems Speak Easy - August 2015

Preterm Birth Clinic Saves Amanda’s Baby - August 2015

Volunteering is a Joy - July 2015

Baby steps - initial findings promising for clinic (State Govt) - June 2015

Reaching out around Western Australia to prevent preterm birth - May 2015

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Appreciates Mothers Day - May 2015

Holly Running for Nika's Reason - March 2015

Oscars Survival Inspires Mums and Bubs Cafe - March 2015

Triathlon for Prem Olivia - February 2015

Triathlon for Healthy Babies - February 2015

Initiative to reduce WA's preterm birth rate - November 2014

An Everest of Help for Preterm Birth Research - July 2014

Study to assess the fertility of men conceived through IVF - July 2014

Drug to Prevent Preterm Birth - June 2014

Study Shows Exercise Can Control Glucose Levels in Gestational Diabetes - June 2014

Blood Test to Identify Women at Risk of Preterm Birth - May 2014

Garry Returns from Everest - May 2014

Fetal Futures Program Offers Support and Reassurance for Mums  - May 2014

Ovarian Cancer Research given a Helping Hand by Helen - May 2014

Lo Gets More Than She Gives From Volunteering - May 2014

High Levels of Oestrogen in Utero may Impact Offspring’s Fertility - March 2014

Garry Climbs Everest for Premmie Babies - February 2014

Anna Chandler Designs Brighten Up Hospital - January 2014

Triathlon for Premmie Zac - January 2014

Premmie Twins Campaign for Preterm Birth Research - January 2014

Premmie Owen Comes Home for Christmas - December 2013

Cycling Away From Gestational Diabetes - November 2013

Family Picnic for Preterm Birth Prevention - November 2013

Designer Baby Clothes for a Cause - October 2013

WIRF 2017 events calendar