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15 March 2019

Delaying cord clamping – beneficial for ill or preterm born babies

Start-up introduces new solution to enable caregivers to provide care, close to the mother, with the umbilical cord still intact For babies who are born healthy, the World Health Organisation...
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20 February 2019

Final SHIPS project members meeting in Rome

At the end of January, all members of the SHIPS project – Screening to Improve Health in Very Preterm Infants in Europe (SHIPS) – met in Rome, Italy, for the...
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19 February 2019

Book Review: Breastfeeding and breast milk – from biochemistry to impact

Published by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation and the Georg Thieme Verlag  “Breastfeeding and breast milk – from biochemistry to impact” explores the multifaceted, multidisciplinary, and complex world of breastfeeding, breast...
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01 February 2019

Meeting of RECAP preterm consortium in Rome

In January, the RECAP preterm consortium (Research on European Children and Adults born Preterm) met in Rome to wrap up and evaluate the project's second working year. 85 professionals from...
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17 December 2018

Lighthouse project: Developmental care – from theory to practice

A guest article by Dr Susanne Rücker, paediatrician , Hospital "Dritter Orden", Munich, Germany Developmental care is a paramount aspect in the care of preterm babies. Being a neonatal unit...
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17 December 2018

Legislation on medicines for children and rare diseases open for public consulation

An evaluation by the European Commission covers the legislation on medicines for special purposes, in particular medicines for children and medicines to treat rare diseases. The evaluation will assess to...
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14 December 2018

Ukraine: All things neonatal

In October, our partners from the Ukrainian Preemie Parent Association "Ранні пташки" (Early Birds), the Association of Neonatologists of Ukraine, the "Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology of NAMS of...
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14 December 2018

New global report shows: Nearly 30 million sick and preterm newborns in dire need of treatment every year

We are honoured to announce that EFCNI is among the co-editors of a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, representing the voice of parents whose children...
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14 December 2018

Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year 2019

Throughout the year we could witness your commitment in raising awareness for the needs of preterm babies and their parents, in addressing issues and hence, in improving newborn care. This...
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14 December 2018

11 months – 11 topics – lighthouse highlights in 2018

As part of our communication motto "11 months – 11 topics" in 2018, we introduced the concept of lighthouse projects. Every month, we featured one or more lighthouse projects. These...
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