Premature birth

Prematurity - a problem no one understands

Premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5 around the world today. More significant than infection, trauma or cancer. Premature birth countless families in the UK, and comes with a high emotional and financial cost to our society.

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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.

A premature baby is born every 2 seconds. 
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