World Prematurity Day 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.