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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📣Check out this new paper published by @gillian_maher

💡In this paper Gillian examines the association between alcohol consumption before and during pregnancy and #neurodevelopmentaloutcomes in the offspring at two and five years


@ucc #UCCResearch

📣Check out this study protocol just out from Dr Cathal O'Connor @ICATProgramme fellow at INFANT

💡In this paper Cathal assesses #sleep in infants with early-onset #atopicdermatitis by longitudinal evaluation


@wellcometrust @BioMedCentral @UCC

📣Test your machine learning skills & apply to real-world clinical data!

💡Data Science competition - Build an EEG grading classifier

🧠Using open EEG dataset from newborn infants




🎉 A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Anne Helps on her #PhD graduation at @UCC today in conjunction with @infantcentre 's Pregnancy Loss Research Group

#PhDGraduation @PregnancyLossIE @NPEC_UCC

👏Check out this new paper from INFANT Principal Investigator's Dr Ali Khashan and Dr Fergus McCarthy


#UCCResearch #PregnancyResearch #Hypertension

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