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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

WIRF in the Media

  • The West: Lockdown Baby Bliss

    21 Sep 2020

    Experts believe that COVID-19 lockdown measure, such as working from home and better hand hygiene, have led to a big fall in premature births.

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  • The West Aus: Premature birth drop since lockdown

    20 Sep 2020

    The West Australian: Perth researchers to measure premature birth drop since lockdown measures started

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  • Update on women’s health research

    19 Sep 2020

    The Women and Infants Research Foundation hosted WA Governor Kim Beazley as part of a recent visit to mark the beginning of Women’s Health Week....

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  • The Post: Trial hopes to cut premmie deaths

    12 Sep 2020

    St John of God Subiaco Hospital maternity patients have been invited to participate in a trial aimed at identifying premature birth risk.

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  • The West: Bye-bye baby to mums in their 20s

    11 Sep 2020

    Young mums are becoming an increasingly rare breed in WA, with the rates of babies born to mothers in their 20s slumping to a record low.

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  • Businessnews.com

    08 Sep 2020

    Examining a pioneering WA program and how it is preventing premature births

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  • The Post: Undies message brings smiles

    29 Aug 2020

    Undies message brings smiles

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  • Canberra's rates of preterm birth plummet

    14 Aug 2020

    ABC TV: Canberra's rates of preterm birth plummet due to Whole Nine Months program

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  • Salon: Premature births down during the pandemic

    21 Jul 2020

    Premature births down during the pandemic—and doctors are baffled as to why

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  • Financial Review

    21 Jul 2020

    Far fewer premature babies during COVID-19

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  • The West: PTBI see rate of premature babies drop

    05 Jun 2020

    WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative sees rate of premature babies drop

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  • Calls to expand premature birth education

    05 Jun 2020

    The Canberra Times: Calls to expand premature birth education

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