We are happy to provide you with plenty of material for your World Prematurity Day activities for free download. Each year, we develop a new topic and new material to support our community and everyone who wishes to engage in World Prematurity Day with social media graphics, banners, factsheets, and much more. We kindly ask you to respect the copyright and ownership of EFCNI regarding these materials. Below you find a few guidelines on how to use these graphics and other resources. We wish you great World Prematurity Day celebrations!

Guidelines for the use of the materials offered by EFCNI

  • Feel free to use the material for awareness-raising in hospitals, for your event, press and media, or on social media
  • tag us @efcni (Facebook and Instagram) or @EFCNIwecare (Twitter) so we can like and share your postings
  • Use the material only for awareness rising, information, or fundraising for your non-profit organisation
  • Do not alter the image – it is what makes us recognizable around the world
  • Feel free to add the logos and names of your individual supporters and partners, but do not remove or change the EFCNI logo
  • Do not alter the layout and design of the templates (e.g. colour, type, composition)
  • For industry: Use any of EFCNI’s World Prematurity Day material ONLY IF YOU ARE CURRENT PARTNER OF EFCNI. Do NOT use the material for marketing or sales purposes of products or services.

In case of any doubts about the correct use of our material, please share with us in advance a draft and/or preview of your designed material – before printing or publishing, and foresee time for a possible exchange and approval process.

We warmly thank our partner (parent-)organisations for helping us with the translation of the World Prematurity Day logo and the annual themed materials. Special thanks to Professor Mats Blennow, Dr Morten Breindahl, Dr Chao-Huei Chen, Wakako Eklund, Professor Pierre Kuhn, Professor Ola D. Saugstad, Dr Amanda Smildzere, and Dr Mohammed Reza Zarkesh.

World Prematurity Day - Twitter Chat

In order to raise further awareness about the challenges of preterm birth and World Prematurity Day, the global community is organising an international Twitter chat. The chat takes place on 16 November 2021 at 9.00 – 10.00 AM EST / 2.00 – 3.00 PM GMT / 3.00 – 4.00 PM CET. The goal is to make the impact of preterm birth visible on Twitter, to educate people about the topic, and to drum up attention for World Prematurity Day the following Day. Tweets can be in English or any other language – it is also a great way to show how international our community is. Please just make sure to use #WPD21Chat in all your tweets.

Feel free to join!

World Prematurity Day - Campaign material

Together with around 150 parent and patient organisations as well as medical societies and further supporting organisations, we have developed campaign material to raise awareness for preterm birth. Use the hashtag #WorldPrematurityDay2021 and #ZeroSeparation when using these graphics and remember to tag @efcni and/or @GlanceNetwork and @glance_network on Instagram. For further information, text templates, information on national and global events as well as all campaign material at a glance, check out our social media toolkit. It provides you with all the input you need for your own World Prematurity Day campaign or activity.

Access Social Media Toolkit here

World Prematurity Day - Social Media Graphics

The graphics are also available in Arabic, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Visit our Social Media Toolkit to access them!

World Prematurity Day - Email Signature

World Prematurity Day - LinkedIN banner

World Prematurity Day - Facebook banner

World Prematurity Day - Twitter banner

World Prematurity Day - Logo Badge

Download this logo badge in your language to add it to your website, your own World Prematurity Day material such as press releases,  posts or graphics if you want to show your engagement in this initiative for preterm babies and their families.
Please respect the copyright and do not alter the badge.

Our thanks go to the many supporters who helped us with the translations.

World Prematurity Day - Factsheet

The World Prematurity Day 2021 factsheet includes all important information on the campaign at a glance.

Download World Prematurity Day factsheet

World Prematurity Day - Further informative material

Visit also our
Wold Prematurity Day Message Map

Click below for global and country-level
Preterm Birth Estimates 

World Prematurity Day - Socks cutting pattern

The famous socks line is the uniting symbol of the Socks for Life campaign. Please download the cutting pattern for a paper version.

Download socks line cutting pattern (in English)
Download Schnittmuster für Söckchenleine (auf Deutsch)

World Prematurity Day - Knitting instructions

If you want to knit socks for (preterm) babies or for preparing a socks line made of cotton socks, please download the knitting instructions.

Download knitting instructions for socks (in English)
Download Strickanleitung für Söckchen (auf Deutsch)