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Of about 32,000 births each year in WA, approximately 2,800 are preterm and this figure is rising.

Honour Wall unveiled on World Prematurity Day

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The Women and Infants Research Foundation and King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) has celebrated World Prematurity Day with a Mother’s Honour Wall, featuring more than 550 WA mothers and babies.

Governor of WA and WIRF Patron, Kerry Sanderson AC unveiled the wall, which recognises the mothers and babies that have helped shape the hospital.

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