Premature birth

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.

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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