(Final version)


  • Abnormal placentation
  • Cesarean section
  • Diabesity
  • Doctors and Midwives; care or cure
  • Epigenetics and metabolomics in perinatology
  • Ethics
  • Fetal disease
  • Fetal Growth Restriction
  • First trimester screening and prevention strategies – Obstetrics
  • Induction of labour
  • Infection & Surroundings
  • Intrapartum Surveillance
  • Maternal psychiatric disorders and pregnancy
  • Neonatal Lung
  • Neuroscience ( the fetal and neonatal brain)
  • Perinatal Nutrition
  • Preeclampsia
  • Preterm birth/ the preterm infant
  • Quality improvement and perinatal networks
  • Twins
  • Ventilatory Support
  • Other

Abstract submission guideline

1. The title of the abstract must be entered in CAPITAL LETTERS;
2. The text must fit entirely in the rectangular space allotted on this form;
3. The lines must be single-spaced;
4. All fields must be entered;
5. Personal data refers to those of the First Author;
6. The name of the First Author must be repeated in the “Authors” field too;
7. All authors’ names and first author’s name must be entered as follows: INITIAL. SURNAME (e.g. J. Smith);
8. In case of more than one affiliation please indicate them in the proper field, following the order pointed out for each of the authors: (e.g. Authors: J. Smith 1, F. Lewis 2, A. Burton 3 Affiliation: 1 Saint Paul Hospital 2 Cambridge University 3 Oxford University);
9. Please note that the abstract needs to be structured and to include the following sections:
a) Brief Introduction 800 characters
b) Materials & Methods 800 characters
c) Clinical cases & Summary Results 1000 characters
d) Conclusion(s) 500 characters

10. Case reports constitute an exception to this, and these should include the following sections:
a) Brief Introduction 800 characters
b) Case report 1000 characters
c) Conclusion(s) 500 characters

1 small image and 1 small table allowed.

11. Please note that, if you do not received the email of submission confirmation after filling in the Abstract form, it means that you have not submitted your abstract correctly. Please, repeat the operation.

Abstract acceptance

The decision on acceptance and the preliminary program will be made by the scientific committee within June 2018.

After the acceptance of the scientific contribution, at least one of the authors has to be registered to the conference otherwhise the abstract will be declined.

All accepted abstracts must be presented and discussed. There will be two formats: Oral presentation and Poster presentation which must hang during the entire conference for reference and ad hoc discussion.



Abstract accepted for Oral Presentation will be pubblished on “The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine” .

The Journal will be available online in a Web-based electronic format.

 The direct link will be published on this website around September 2018



All the other accepted abstracts will be pubblished in an Abastract Booklet that will be availble both on  the congress website and on the EAPM website.