Mission and Vision

We are premature, we want to accompany the parents of preterm children on this path, providing them with a meeting point, support, information and learning where they feel listened to and where they can share experiences, resolve doubts, listen to concerns and / or opinions, and Of course share the successes.

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We are premature is a non-profit association registered in the register of associations of Catalonia with the no. 56936. That currently has its public utility. Facing a premature birth is a background career that relatives have not been able to prepare in advance.

In the path of prematurity, fear, anxiety, anguish, loneliness, worry or sadness is often felt in face of the situations posed every other day. These feelings are normal because nobody is prepared for such an experience.

Preterm infants are children who require special paternity / maternity, for which time, patience and preparation are needed. Parents are the best experts in our children and the best colleagues in this difficult journey, in which, in the end, the happy moments make up for the shady sections.

We are premature, we want to accompany the parents of preterm children on this path, providing them with a meeting point, support, information and learning where they feel listened to and where they can share experiences, resolve doubts, listen to concerns and / or opinions, and Of course share the successes.

THE AREA OF ACTION OF THE ASSOCIATION IS:

  • Preterm children and their rights.
  • Families of preterm or assimilated children.
  • Professionals in the health, therapeutic, social and educational fields whose work is related to preterm or assimilated children.
  • Future parents, especially for those who are pregnant with the so-called risk.
  • The different organisms of the public administrations and other entities involved.

We are premature, we want to work to promote the necessary improvement actions before the competent administrations that can facilitate both the premature child and his family the maximum potential for physical, intellectual, emotional development and their psychosocial dimension to favor its integration.

We are premature, we want to work on recognizing the importance of the role and space that must be given to families in the care of preterm or assimilated children so they can develop their full potential. It will be necessary to request the collaboration of the public administrations and private entities, as well as the rest of professionals linked to prematurity. This strategy will facilitate teamwork that will begin with the birth of the baby and will continue during childhood and adolescence in order to facilitate a healthy, balanced and happy life.

We are premature, we want to provide support and provide guidance to the parents of these children by providing, as far as possible, moral support and advice based on the experience of parents who have already undergone a similar situation.

Since we are premature, we intend to start all those supportive actions and regulatory reforms that lead to an improvement on the conditions of prematurity.