• World Prematurity Day

    The awareness day is celebrated on 17 November. Join us and become part of the global community!
  • 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

    Make a difference

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

    Find out how to make a difference in your country!

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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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 in the European Parliament in Brussels, the new EFCNI project Standards of Care for Newborn Health officially started.

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Prix Courage

On the occasion of Prix Courage, powerful and committed women met in Munich, Germany, to celebrate the woman of the year...

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1st joint European Neonatal Societies Congress (jENS)

Benchmark Report

More than 2,500 participants from 83 countries participated in the 1st joint European Neonatal Societies Congress (jENS) in Budapest, Hungary. Find out more in our review.

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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

EFCNI White Paper

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

New WHO recommendations to improve preterm birth outcomes


World Health Organisation (WHO) launched new recommendations to improve preterm birth outcomes. EFCNI contributed to these guidelines as a member of the Guideline Development Group. 

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