A new WIRF study has shown that the annual cost of preterm birth to the Australian Government is approximately $1.4 billion.
Many babies are being put at risk after a report revealed the effects of having a caesarean section scheduled too early, without medical reason.
WIRF and the Tomasi family is giving you the chance to instantly double your donation and double its impact.
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.
WIRF were a proud beneficiary of the Euroz Hartleys Foundation’s 2021 ‘Commission for a Cause’ event which raised an incredible $450,000.
The 2021 WIRF Annual Gala was held on Saturday, 28 August at The Ritz-Carlton and was attended by more than 280 guests.
The latest edition of the WIRF newsletter, Delivering the Future, is out now.
A new Gift Matching Program is set to benefit babies at risk of preterm birth and women undergoing a cancer journey.
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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