• 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

  • 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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Interview series on topics on newborn health

EFCNI Standards of Care for Newborn Health

In the current Chair Team Interview, Dr Atle Moen talks with us about pressing issues in NICU design.

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Drugs in neonatology: Surfactant

Few drug developments have saved more lives of preterm born infants than the invention of pulmonary surfactants....

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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

New research on labour induction

A new study by Walker and colleagues was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research group conducted a randomised, controlled trial involving pregnant women at 35 years of age or older to investigate the caesarean section rate following labour induction.

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