World Prematurity Day 2014

Join Bliss on World Prematurity Day 17 November 2014

Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures of your little ones for our World Prematurity Day collage. We had 1,200 entries. Here is the finished product. You can click on the image to zoom in and find your picture.


This year 15 million babies will be born prematurely around the world, 60,000 right here in the UK.

On 17 November, World Prematurity Day, Bliss will join with other organisations around the globe to raise awareness.

We know that having a premature baby can turn your world upside down.

Join us on World Prematurity Day and help us turn the world the right way up for the thousands of families all around around the UK who are facing an extremely traumatic time when their baby comes early.

Click here to download more information about how you can get involved.

Take part in our Thunderclap and help us raise awareness.

We are aiming to reach 1 million people by Monday 17 November so sign up to our Thunderclap today.

Hold a Little Lights Walk

Light a little light -  organise your own or take part in our flagship London Little Lights Walk on Saturday 15 November.


#Worldprematurityday is trending today! Join is @Blisscharity on Twitter and keep it going.

@Blisscharity – Tweet the following message on 17 November – I am supporting #worldprematurityday to help the 15 million babies born too soon each year with @Blisscharity

fb Update your facebook status on 17 November – I am supporting Bliss this World Prematurity Day to to make sure all the tiny babies get the support they need. Help us raise awareness of the serious issues faced by them and their families by sharing and liking.

You can donate to to Bliss for World Prematurity Day here



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