• World Prematurity Day 2013

    17 November 2014 - World Prematurity Day

    Celebrate World Prematurity Day with us! It is a chance to raise awareness about the topic on a local, national and international level. 
  • 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
  • A powerful network for newborn infants

  • SOCKS FOR LIFE - One baby in ten is born premature. Worldwide.

    Make a difference

    Join SOCKS FOR LIFE to give preterm infants and their families a voice.
Preterm Birth

One of EFCNI‘s aims is to strengthen parents of preterm or newborn infants with illnesses...
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Health Professionals

In paediatric and adolescent medicine, and particularly in neonatal medicine, doctors are...
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Policy & Action

Interest Group on Maternal and Neonatal Health in the European Parliament.
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New Edition of the EFCNI German pregnancy booklet

We are happy to distribute the second edition of our German Healthy Pregnancy booklet. The new booklet features four additional chapters and can be downloaded here.

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EFCNI’s next milestone project to minimise health inequalities in Europe

EFCNI Standards of Care for Newborn Health

On the occasion of the SOCKS FOR LIFE exhibition opening in the European Parliament in Brussels, the new EFCNI project Standards of Care for Newborn Health was officially started.

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The final stop of our SOCKS FOR LIFE exhibition for preterm babies opened its doors at the hospital Dritter Orden i...

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EFCNI White Paper

EFCNI White Paper

„Caring for Tomorrow" is a starting-point and source of support on how to improve existing healthcare plans on maternal and newborn health.

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World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day

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

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Selected research findings in maternal and newborn health


The most common causes of neonatal deaths worldwide are preterm birth complications. A recent study published in the Lancet this October found this and more.

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The European benchmarking report

Benchmark Report

„Too Little, Too Late - Why Europe should do more for preterm infants“ provides a compelling picture of the impact of preterm birth across 14 European countries.

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Collaboration Partners' Events


19. Symposium für Neonatologie und Pädiatrische Intensivmedizin

October 25, 2014 - Göttingen, Germany

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