The festive season can be a wonderful time of joy and celebration, but for many mothers and newborns it can be a difficult time.
A new WIRF study has shown that the annual cost of preterm birth to the Australian Government is approximately $1.4 billion.
A major milestone in our Artificial Womb is further matching this pioneering technology to those that will one day require it – extremely premature babies.
A new WIRF study examining the link between a woman’s bacterial signature and preterm birth is being heralded as a major breakthrough.
Personal stories of preterm birth, as told first-hand by families of premmie babies, are key to raising awareness of preterm birth and its far reaching impacts.
The 2021 WIRF Annual Gala was held on Saturday, 28 August at The Ritz-Carlton and was attended by more than 280 guests.
The Summer 2021/22 edition of the WIRF newsletter, Delivering the Future, is out now.
This festive season we ask you to consider giving a gift that gives back this year that will directly support women, mothers and babies in need.
Number of babies born preterm each year worldwide.
Number of deaths due to preterm birth worldwide each year.
Reduction in the rate of preterm birth due to the WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative (2015 v 2013).
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