Rates of early birth in Canberra have fallen dramatically and it’s been credited to WIRF’s pioneering program to prevent preterm birth.
Important information for all pregnant women and families about the impact of COVID-19 on their health and that of their babies.
WIRF's Professor John Newnham has been named the 2020 Senior Australian of the Year.
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.
The Governor of Western Australia recently sat down with Prof John Newnham AM, for a long anticipated conversation.
We have just released the Summer 2020 edition of our newsletter, Delivering the Future.
Due to the COVID-19 disruption, we regrettably will not be proceeding with our original date for the 2020 WIRF Spring Gala.
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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