The research

Research in the woman-mother-child department

Several research projects are in progress, on both clinical and fundamental aspects (laboratory). Thanks to your donations the projects will go on.

Examples of ongoing clinical projects :

  • Long-term follow-up of the experience of childbirth (daddy + mummy)
  • Comparison of the post-delivery incontinence risk after vaginal or caesarean section deliveries (at 6 and 12 years)
  • Development of fetal-malformation diagnosis tools (
  • International Register of Pregnancies exposed to Zika Virus
  • Better understanding of obstetric mechanics

Examples of ongoing laboratory projects :

  • Emerging infections during pregnancy
  • Research on the new causes of miscarriage, in-utero death and premature deliveries
  • Research on the mother’s and new born’s microbiomes
  • Investigation into the increase in male and female infertility
  • Vaccines against sexual infections and woman tumors


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