This region has a population of over 34,000 total births and 630 very preterm births per year in 10 maternity units with 9 neonatal units. Neonatal data collection is carried out by the birth hospital registry.
Hvidovre University Hospital, Department of Neonatology
Hvidovre Hospital is affiliated with the University of Copenhagen. Academic staff participates in pre- and postgraduate medical training while conducting clinical and basic research of high standards. The Danish SHIPS team has 25 years of experience of clinical care in fetal, perinatal and neonatal medicine, population based perinatal and neonatal epidemiological studies and follow-up studies of preterm infants (EPICE, MOSAIC and the Danish ETFOL study).
Contact persons in Denmark: Klaus Boerch, Pernille Pedersen (Hvidovre Hospital)