WIRF is proud to be a Telethon beneficiary in 2022. Our Telethon supported studies are focussed on improving the health and outcomes for all WA children.
The outlook for babies at risk of being born too soon has received a major boost following the announcement of new state funding.
A new WIRF study has shown that the annual cost of preterm birth to the Australian Government is approximately $1.4 billion.
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.
WIRF’s Preterm Voices Campaign empowers our powerhouse premmies to tell their own unique stories.
The Summer 2021/22 edition of the WIRF newsletter, Delivering the Future, is out now.
The WNM magazine provides the latest in the preterm birth prevention, pre-conception and pregnancy care.
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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Women and Infants Research Foundation
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374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008
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