A major advancement in the pioneering use of an artificial womb to save extremely premature babies is being hailed as a medical breakthrough.
A new study examining the link between a bacterial signature and preterm birth is set to benefit millions of infants and families worldwide.
A pioneering research program aiming to optimise steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families who will have babies born too soon.
Our Artificial Womb program has done what few other projects ever have; achieving a perfect score by Australia's leading medical experts.
Please help us with our efforts to save babies and women in WA and beyond.
Our research and programs have directly contributed to a number of improved clinical practices and health outcomes.
This World Prematurity Day, Amy and Mike Hussey celebrate their 1st anniversary as our Ambassadors and have reflected on their own powerful story of preterm birth.
An amazing profile of WIRF's scientific chief visionary, Prof John Newnham and the inspiration behind his life's work.
We invite you to usher in Spring like never before with our premier event, the 2019 WIRF Spring Gala.
In a world-first, an artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs.
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
Carson House, King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008
Telephone: 08 6458 1437
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