By 20-weeks, a female foetus has developed all her eggs, which means the mother’s health and environment will impact their yet to be conceived grandchild’s health and development.
That makes in utero health multigenerational.
In the broader Western Sydney area, 30% of women booking for maternity care have some higher risk and need more intensive/specialist levels of care.
That’s why the focus of Obstetrics Research at Ingham Institute is on:
When you support Obstetrics Research at Ingham Institute, you support
improved health outcomes for the foetus, the baby, the mother, and future
generations of women and children.
It could be your daughter or granddaughter that our research and care help.
Please join us to inspire health and transform the treatment and care of
people living with the most prevalent medical conditions and diseases.
will help test a woman to see if she’s at risk of delivering her baby too early
will help identify women at risk of life-threatening pre-eclampsia
will help purchase a specialised ultrasound machine to predict and prevent babies being stillborn
will pay for 12 genomic tests to determine why some women deliver their babies too early or develop pre-eclampsia