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Awareness & Advocacy:
Better understanding and care.

Every year, 15 million (1 in 10) babies are born prematurely worldwide; 30,000 in Canada.

Current research tells us that any preterm baby can be at risk of long term complications.

World Prematurity Day is observed every year to raise awareness of the challenges and long-term impact of preterm birth globally.

CPBF is actively involved in national and international campaigns to bring attention to the impact of prematurity on babies and their families, in the NICU, and beyond.


We support and highlight the benefits of care practices such as kangaroo care, the provision of human milk, and the importance of parental presence and involvement at the bedside. We raise awareness about prematurity year round and specifically on World Prematurity Day.


CPBF endeavours to bring the parental voice to decision makers and research, health care, community, advocacy and policy.

Extended Parental Leave

(coming soon!)

There are many ways to connect with others in the community, information and education.

Join us on Social Media!

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You'll find other preemie parents, supporters, educators, educational materials, activities, relevant news, and events.

  • Facebook
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  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

Join our Private Facebook Group:

Canadian Preemie Parent Support Network

Simply send a request to join. Share stories, concerns, resources in a comfortable online community with other parents like you. This group is facilitated.

Real Time Drop-In Peer Zoom Group

Every Thursday at 12pm EST, join preemie parent Kate Robson as she hosts. Contact us for a link, and meeting code. 

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