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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See how infant sleep changes over first 16 weeks.
Reference centiles of infant sleep may provide useful ranges for clinicians & parents.

📰Read here https://adc.bmj.com/content/early/2023/03/20/archdischild-2022-324016

Well done Marc O'Sullivan, Geraldine Boylan & all authors
#babysleep #newbornsleep

Team @PregnancyLossIE presenting some of our different areas of work @SPHeREprogramme annual conference today⬇️


More about these studies:



Great talk by @emilyjaoc sharing her PhD "ACHIEVE" project, a collab NPEC- @PregnancyLossIE funded by @feileacain1


Fantastic INFANT representation at SPHeRE Conference

Posters by: Prof @keelinodonoghue, @Oluwaseyi_bet @caroline_o, Dr @MaritaHennessy

Talks by: Amy O'Connor, Dr Laura Linehan, @caroline_o, Dr @MaritaHennessy, Dr @emilyjaoc

Keynote -collaborator Prof Blandina Mmbaga


We are looking forward to our keynote speakers Prof. Edward Gregg, Prof Blandina Mmbaga & Prof Breda Smyth addressing tomorrow at SHPeRE Network 9th Annual Conference.

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