• Pre-conceptional and maternal care

    Implement targeted and effective pre-conception and maternal care based on equal accessibility
  • Treatment & Care

    Ensure high-quality treatment and care for preterm and newborn infants and their families
  • Continuing Care

    Improve the long-term health of preterm infants and newborns with illnesses as well as that of their families
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  • A powerful network for newborn infants

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    Join SOCKS FOR LIFE, a worldwide campaign where people join forces to raise awareness for preterm birth. 

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Preterm Birth

One of EFCNI‘s aims is to strengthen parents of preterm infants and sick newborns.
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Health Professionals

Preterm infants and ill newborns require care by a team of specially trained experts.
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Policy & Action

Interest Group on Maternal and Neonatal Health in the European Parliament.
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A Healthy Pregnancy - English Edition

We are happy to announce that our brochure "A Healthy Pregnancy" is now available in English and can be downloaded, like the German version, for free on our website. 

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Interview series on topics on newborn health

EFCNI Standards of Care for Newborn Health

Interview with Professor Linda Johnston, and Dr Agnes van den Hoogen on Education and training of the multidisciplinary team working in neonatology

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Great incentive: Silke Mader receives the Bavarian State Medal for Services concerning Health and Long-term Care

Munich, 18 October 2016 – A great honour for Silke Mader: The Co-founder and Chairwoman of the Executive Board o...

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Starker Start für kleine Helden

EFCNI Welt-Frühgeborenen-Tag

EFCNI unterstützt Kliniken in Deutschland und Österreich bei der Organisation ihrer Veranstaltungen zum Welt-Frühgeborenen-Tag 2016.


World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day

"World Prematurity Day" is an awareness day on 17 November that honours preterm infants and their families. It was first celebrated by EFCNI and our partner parent organisations in 2009. 

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Socks for Life

Socks for Life is a worldwide campaign where people join forces and work in partnership to make a difference for preterm birth and its consequences for affected families.

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Conferences and Congresses

We provide a detailed calendar on conferences and congresses regarding newborn and maternal health. Do you have input for our calendar? Please contact info@efcni.org.   

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Collaboration Partners' Events

Nurses` perceptions regarding parent-infant closeness and separation

A qualitative study published in BMC Pediatrics, explored what parents and nurses do to promote parent-infant closeness or provoke separation from the perspective of nurses.

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