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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.
  • The Whole Nine Months 2020 out now!

    The 2020 edition of The Whole Nine Months - a very important resource for all pregnant, considering a pregnancy, and health practitioners - is out now.

    Read it here.
    The Whole Nine Months 2020 out now!
  • COVID-19 and pregnancy

    Important information for all pregnant women and families about the impact of COVID-19 on their health and that of their babies.

    See more here
    COVID-19 and pregnancy
  • Professor Newnham our 2020 Senior AOTY

    WIRF's Professor John Newnham has been named the 2020 Senior Australian of the Year.

    Read more here
    Professor Newnham our 2020 Senior AOTY
  • WIRF's 2019 in Review

    2019 has been a huge year for WIRF. Have a look at our Top Stories for 2019 and how they're positioning us for greater success in 2020.

    See our Top Stories here
    WIRF's 2019 in Review
  • Help us to continue to make a real difference

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15 MILLION

Number of babies born preterm each year worldwide.

1 MILLION

Number of deaths due to preterm birth worldwide each year.

8 PER CENT

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

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Email: info@wirf.com.au

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