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Hello, Prematurity - free telephone line for families with premature children

Hello, Prematurity - free telephone line for families with premature children

One really great thing is to fight for the little ones!

The rate of babies born prematurely in Romania remains at the same rates as in 2015. In 2016 over 10% of babies born in the world in Romania were born prematurely *. For 2016 the birth rate registered 190,238 live births, of which 14,989 babies were born prematurely in 2016 in Romania.

In Romania there is only one free telephone line for families with premature children, but also to mothers who have a pregnancy at risk of preterm birth. to 0800.390.678, those in need, receive advice and guidance from a neonatologist or psychologist.

"Long-term hospitalized children may have problems with breathing, digestion, immunity, etc. and most of the time families need specialized support and moral support for a good period of time," says Diana Gamulescu, Vice President of the One and One Association.

"The infant mortality rate in Romania related to last year is 7.3 deceased under 1 year per 1000 live births, according to the latest information received from the INMS. at an alarming level. We need urgent social measures and comprehensive prevention programs, including in high schools and schools, "adds Diana Gamulescu, Vice President of the One and One Association.

The complete and updated program of the call center can be consulted on: unusiunu.com or on the official Facebook page Asociatia One and one.

Hello, Prematurity has completed 1 year of operation and it has more than 900 calls registered at national level, with an average of 16 calls every week. In the 54 weeks of operation, the beneficiaries requested the most frequent transfer to the neonatologist, psychologist, and these were the majority from the urban environment.

* INS data source - June 2017

The project is realized by the One and One Association with the support of Nutrition Early Life Nutrition Romania, a company specialized in the nutrition of infants and young children.

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