World Prematurity Day at BC Women's Hospital

November 10, 2015
On Tuesday, Novemvber 17th 2015 World Prematurity Day was celebrated and honored at BC Women's Hospital.

DID YOU KNOW?

1 in 10 babies worldwide will be born premature, and 1 in 12 babies in Canada will be born premature.

 

 

 

 

 

ON NOVEMBER 17, 2015 WORLD PREMATURITY AWARENESS DAY IS ACKNOWLEDGED AROUND THE WORLD!  

Raising awareness about impacts of premature birth is the first step towards better a better understanding of prematurity, with an overall goal of reducing the occurrence of premature birth and supporting   optimal care for premature infants and their families.   Our theme this year is Kangaroo Mother Care and how “staying close” to your baby is important to developmental outcomes.

 

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