Hosted at University College Cork (UCC), Cork, Ireland, The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research has local impact with a global reach.

INFANT is answering the international need for research and innovation to improve health outcomes for mothers and babies.

Across pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood, INFANT is solving challenges through its key research themes.


Making pregnancy safer for mothers and babies


Improving health outcomes for newborn babies


Advancing the health and well-being of children

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📣New paper by INFANT PI @keelinodonoghue, Deirdre Murphy, @decdevane, @MolloyElesean, @BolandFiona, et al.

💡'Digital fetal scalp stimulation versus fetal blood sampling to assess fetal wellbeing in labour -a multi-centre randomised controlled trial'


📢INFANT is at #ICNC2022 @icnapedia

💡The International Child Neurology Association are dedicated to promoting education & research in child neurology

🗣️Prof Geraldine Boylan is attending this congress as an invited speaker discussing 'Neonatal seizures:new horizons'

🤱It's #NationalBreastfeedingAwarenessWeek

💡Breastfeeding is recommended, where possible, because it has many health benefits for mum and baby

🔎Check out these papers by INFANT researchers to know more:



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