History of the Materité Prizes
For concrete representation of Perinatal Medicine,
in the 1970s Prof. Saling selected the Maternité sculpture by
Parisian artist Madame Ellen Guastalla, which then was chosen
as a statue for the German and later also for the European
More details of the history of the European Maternité
Prize are in this extract (PDF file)
of an article by Prof. Saling from the year 1996.
For details of the history of the German Maternité Prize,
please see our regarding German page.