Estela Coutinho

Estela Coutinho is one of the founding members of XXS-Associação Portuguesa de Apoio ao Bebé Prematuro, Portugal, a parents advocacy group.  The organization was founded in November 2008. XXS aims to: Provide support to preterm parents and their babies and family; Work with the health specialists to provide a better service Improve and give more information; Dialog with political groups to increase social and finantial support such as maternity provision and parental leave; Work with health specialists, government, companies and parents in a programme to prevent preterm birth.