Run the London Marathon 2017 for Action on Pre-eclampsia

Action on Pre-eclampsia are currently looking for people to be a part of our fabulous Marathon Team and help us raise much needed funds to support our charitable objectives.


What is pre-eclampsia?

Pre-eclampsia is the most common of the serious complications of pregnancy. It is caused by a defect in the placenta, which joins the mother and baby and supplies the baby with nutrients and oxygen from the mother’s blood. Read more →


How you can support APEC

APEC have London Marathon 2017 places if you would like to run for us! The London Marathon is APEC’s biggest fundraising event of the year and ensures that we can continue to educate healthcare professionals and offer our support to those families affected by pre-eclampsia. Read more →

Call our Action on Pre-eclampsia helpline on 0208 427 4217

Every 6 minutes a woman dies as a result of pre-eclampsia.

For over 20 years, our helpline, online social media and email services have supported thousands of women throughout the UK and the world. Our education programme for midwives continues to offer vital specialist training and we continue to have world leaders in the field as speakers.

Latest news from APEC

December 7, 2016

One in a Million – UK Death rate from Pre-eclampsia falls to all time low.

Action on Pre-eclampsia has welcomed the record fall in the death rate from Pre-eclampsia to less than 1 in a million pregnancies in the United Kingdom […]
November 7, 2016

Had pre-eclampsia, HELLP or High Blood Pressure in pregnancy? Join the Pre-eclampsia Registry and help with worldwide research

APEC CEO Marcus Green recently took some time out of his summer holiday to visit the Pre-eclampsia Foundation in Florida, a larger organisation than APEC, but […]
November 7, 2016

Cradle VSA Blood Pressure Monitor now available through APEC

£20.00 + £2.85 p&p (UK only – international rates available) The world’s first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women could […]