• Treatment & Care

    Ensure high-quality treatment and care for preterm and newborn infants and their families
  • Pre-conceptional and maternal care

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

    Improve the long-term health of preterm infants and newborns with illnesses as well as that of their families
  • Every donation counts

    Support the best start in life of every preterm and newborn infant. Worldwide.
  • A powerful network for newborn infants

  • Landmark 2017

    EFCNI has been awarded one of the most innovative Landmarks of the initiative Germany - Land of Ideas
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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Birth and transfer

EFCNI Standards of Care for Newborn Health

It is March and our monthly calendar 11 months - 11 topics continues with content on Birth and transfer. To stay updated, follow us on social media.

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Community Based Newborn Care Package: a community based approach to reducing neonatal mortality in Nepal

Each year, nearly 35 000 Nepali children die before their fifth birthday, with almost two-...

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European Standards of Care for Newborn Health project

European Standards of Care for Newborn Health

EFCNI initiated and coordinates the project which brings together relevant stakeholders. Together, they are developing harmonised standards for the care of preterm and newborn infants with illnesses in Europe.

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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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Breastfeeding during vaccinations helps reduce pain in newborn babies

Researchers around Harrison et al. examined if breastfeeding reduces vaccination pain in babies aged 1 to 12 months.

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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

Platinum Partner 2018

AbbVie is a Platinum Partner of EFCNI.

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