To Celebrate World Prematurity Day, you are cordially invited to this very special presentation by Silke Mader, Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI), as she describes her journey and experience as the mother of 25 week twins. Even as she struggled through this life changing event, her passion for the experiences of other families in similar situations was fueled by her desire to raise awareness and change the way newborn care was delivered – to recognize and include parents as a primary contributor of the care team.
Approximately 15 million babies are born prematurely each year, accounting for about 1 in 10 of all babies born worldwide. The rate of preterm birth is increasing yet the experience and involvement of parents and families in the care of their baby greatly varies.
We invite you to join the campaign to raise awareness of the issues these vulnerable newborns and their families face and to make a difference for these precious babies.