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EFCNI at the 48th annual conference of the Society for Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine

After a digital event last year, the 48th annual conference of the Society for Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine (Gesellschaft für Neonatologie und Pädiatrische Intensivmedizin - GNPI) took place on-site again in Aachen, Germany. EFCNI had the pleasure to be involved in the diverse congress programme. Together with the Bundesverband das Frühgeborene Kind e.V., EFCNI chaired a sessions on family-centred care and optimal nutrition of hospitalised newborns. In addition to nutritional problems and guidelines in feeding preterm babies, Professor…
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Non‐evidence‐based beliefs increase inequalities in the provision of infant‐ and family‐centred neonatal care

Many hospitals in the world still do not recognise the importance and benefits of family-centred care. This hinders parents to engage in potentially life-saving care procedures, like kangaroo mother care or breastfeeding. In a scientific study, Mendizabal-Espinosa and Warren identified obstacles regarding the implementation of family-centred care in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) of two publicly funded hospitals in Mexico. Data was gathered during a 10-month time period, by observing 29 parents (21 mothers…
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All things neonatal: professionals and parent representatives debate neonatal care in Hungary

A guest article by Livia Nagy The 17th Congress of the Hungarian Perinatology Society was organized in Siófok, Hungary by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the newly-founded Department Group of Neonatology at Semmelweis University. On the first day of the conference, numerous insightful high-quality presentations were shown to the audience. The presentation by Anikó Kussinszky (Office of the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Head of Department of Equal Opportunities and Children's Rights) was certainly a highlight in the session…
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Evidence and Excellence in Perinatal Care – BAPM and EBNEO Conference 2019 in Newcastle

The British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting, in partnership with Evidence-Based Neonatology (EBNEO), took place in Newcastle from 11-13 September 2019. Silke Mader presented in a very insightful way the European parent perspective drawing from experience. The Chairwoman of EFCNI pointed out the differences and inequalities in newborn care in European countries and referred to the long term consequences of…
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