Prematurity - a problem no one understands
Premature birth is the leading cause of childhood disability and death, more significant than infection, trauma or cancer. Premature birth affects millions of people in the UK alone, and comes with a high emotional and financial cost to our society.
I have five fabulous children. That’s the happiness. All five were born prematurely, which sounds crazy, I know. But the thing is, we never knew why.
Australian rugby captain Dean Mumm and his wife Sarah are parents to three children, but only get to raise one. They tell their poignant story of the premature birth of their three children.
Rugby legend Will Greenwood and his wife Caro share their heart-breaking story and their reasons for supporting Borne.
Borne and premature birth
Borne’s Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Professor Mark Johnson, talks about the problem of preterm birth and what is being done at Borne to make childbirth safer for mothers and babies.