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Chelsea & Westminster Hospital,Room H 3.32, Academic Dept of Obstetrics
SW10 9HS


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Around the world, each year, 15 million children are born prematurely and over 1 million die. It is the most important cause of infant death and disability worldwide. Even in the UK, preterm birth affects more than 1 in 12 babies, nearly 60,000 every year.

Borne is a medical research charity that works to stop preterm birth, to save lives, prevent disability and create lifelong health for mothers and babies. Our research can make the difference between life and death and between a healthy life and a life of disability for millions of children and their families around the world. 

Our research to date has changed our understanding of labour, re-focused our work and redirected our efforts. Through more vital research, we will identify the key interventions that will improve pregnancy outcomes and optimise fetal development. 

Our work is just beginning, but already we are starting clinical trials based on our discoveries that have the potential to give thousands of babies a better start in life. With your support we could help millions more. 

You can help us make a difference.

Thank you

- The Borne Team

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