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Preterm Lifecourse

Warwick Lifecourse & Neonatal Group (WarwickLNG)

Read about the Impact of our Pre-term research

This project was selected by ERC, funded by UKRI

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The Bavarian Development Study examines social adjustment and quality of life after preterm birth. The current team are working on Phase 6. Find out more about how the BEST study operates:

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R2D2-MH is a 5-year project that aims to identify risk and resilience factors associated with neurodevelopmental diversity. Through co-creation, R2D2-MH aims to deliver solutions tailored to the needs of neurodivergent people and their families, healthcare givers, clinicians or policy makers.

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The MRC funded EPICure studies are longitudinal cohort studies of babies born at extremely low gestational ages across the country in 1995 and in 2006. To date, follow up for the cohort has been through to 19 years and to 3 years for the 2006 cohort

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RECAP preterm brings together Europe’s strongest pregnancy, child to adult cohorts and a highly experienced group of organizations and individual researchers.


The Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) is a study of the causes of disease among mothers and children. MoBa began to recruit pregnant women in 1999. Fathers were also invited. In 2008, the goal of more than 100 000 pregnancies was reached. Biological material and questionnaire data have been collected since the 17th week of pregnancy which makes the study unique.

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The purpose of the Big Baby Trial is to find out if starting labour earlier than usual, at 38 weeks, makes it less likely that shoulder dystocia will happen in women whose babies appear to be bigger than expected.


Sabrina Twilhaar has a Horizon MSCA grant to investigage that Preterm birth rates are rising. Although survival rates have increased, long-term outcomes have not improved over the last decades. RIPTIDE aims to provide insight in amenable factors that promote resilience in childhood and adolescence.

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NIHR – Surviving Crying

Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial of a Service to Support the Mental Health and Coping of Parents with Excessively Crying Infants.

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