Estonia has a population of over 15,800 births and 300 very preterm births per year in 15 maternity units with 7 neonatal units.
Tartu University, Children’s Clinic
University of Tartu coordinates the implementation of the SHIPS study protocol in Estonia. From 2007 to 2008, they collected prospective data for all hospitalized newborns, including infants born less than 32 weeks, for the neonatal pilot register in Estonia.
Contact person in Estonia: Heili Varendi (University of Tartu)