Despite these shocking statistics, and the enormous impact premature birth has on babies and their families, research in this area is still under-funded, limiting efforts to develop treatments to help prevent preterm birth in the future.
Fighting to stop premature birth
Action Medical Research is a community of passionate individuals who are committed to fighting for children’s lives. We fight for some of the toughest fights our children face.
We know through medical research we can stop the devastation caused by premature birth.
That's why we've launched our BORN TOO SOON campaign.
Together we will find the answers.
Parents. Children. Families. Communities.
We’re all working together to raise £1 million by 2020 to fund groundbreaking medical research that could go on to benefit millions.
We all have a part to play. Find out how you can get involved – raise money, spread the word, give some time, or take on a challenge?
Together we will find the answers. Together we will help STOP babies being born too soon.
Funding groundbreaking research
We’re already funding amazing research projects. Research that has the potential to save lives.
And we know from past breakthroughs - that have benefited thousands of babies and families - just what a difference medical research can make. Find out more about some of our past successes and research underway right now.
We know that with for more medical research we can save even more lives.
Together we are unstoppable.