Message from the President

Dear Colleagues and Friends; 

It is an honour and pleasure for me to welcome you to the World Association of Perinatal Medicine.

WAPM is doing best to serve to the society at the level of scientific research, publication, recommendations, guidelines, postgraduate training as courses, webinars, congresses and try to establish the standards in in the field of perinatal medicine such as mainly obstetrics, neonatology and perinatal genetics.

After the Covid-19 outbreak, our activity has been interrupted and now getting active again as hybrid format in the era of online and virtual communications by means of new technologies.

During the course of Covig-19 outbreak, we established a registry for Covid-19 in pregnancy and prepared a scientific evaluation of the Covid-19 disease in pregnancy at the international level and the paper “Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes of Pregnant Women with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): The WAPM study on COVID-19” and “Risk factors associated with adverse fetal outcomes in pregnancies affected by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Analysis of the WAPM Study on COVID-19” are published. At the same time when the first evaluation is ready we organized a webinar on Covid-19 in pregnancy in May 2020. Another paper “Clinical Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in pregnancy: Recommendations of WAPM-World Association of Perinatal Medicine” is published as an advisory document in your clinical practice.

In the meantime, there have been published a number of clinical practice guidelines such as

Also we are having the WSPM “World School of Perinatal Medicine” courses as online meetings. WAPM training activity will continue as online course and webinars at the moment, there will be onsite and online events when possible.

If any perinatal/OB&GYN/Neonatal Society wish to organize any scientific and training activity with help and support of WAPM, it is more than welcome to have proposals.

We wish you all the best and healthy days to come.

Cihat SEN


The last publication of the WAPM, Recommendations and Guidelines for Perinatal Medicine

Case Discussion Meetings

Case Discussions

Link & Resources

Recommended links and resources for perinatal researchers

Journal of Perinatal Medicine

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World Association of Perinatal Medicine


The World Association of Perinatal Medicine (WAPM) was established and registered as a non-profit making association. The purpose of the Association is to bring together groups and individuals in a World organization in order to promote the science of perinatal medicine for the benefit of the public, in particular by:

a) promoting and disseminating the study, research and knowledge of all aspects of perinatal medicine, in order to attain a higher level of physical and mental health for women, mothers, and their fetal patients and children by improving the quality and provision of perinatal care throughout the world;

b) contributing to the improvement of teaching standards in the profession;

c) proposing guidelines for auditing, evaluation, and clinical care in perinatal medicine;

d) fostering collaboration between the various disciplines interested in perinatal care as well as friendship between individuals from different countries.