Run the London Marathon in 2018 and raise money for Action on Pre-eclampsia!

Unsuccessful in the  London Marathon ballot?  Would you still like to run the London Marathon 2018? APEC have Gold Bond guaranteed places for the world famous 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon and we are looking for lovely people to be a part of our wonderful 2018 team!


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 2018 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 →


Cradle VSA Blood Pressure Monitor now available through APEC

The world’s first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women could cut maternal deaths in developing countries by up to 25%, saving more than 70,000 lives a year.


The Walker Redman Scholarship

Are you a post-doctoral student in the United Kingdom? APEC want to support your research and will make two awards of £500 each year to help fund travel to improve your knowledge and understanding of pre-eclampsia.

Call our Action on Pre-eclampsia helpline on 01386 761848

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.

Pre-eclampsia leaflets and information sheets

Hospitals, GP surgeries and midwife units throughout the UK use leaflets from Action on Pre-eclampsia to inform their patients about pre-eclampsia. You can also download a soft copy of our leaflets in a variety of languages.

Latest news from APEC

September 6, 2017
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APEC at MOMs conference in Bristol

APEC are delighted to be presenting information from Action on Pre-eclampsia at the 41st  MOMS conference on 20th September in Bristol. Marcus will speaking about the […]
April 26, 2017

Thank you to all our wonderful London Marathon runners 2017!

A million thanks to our absolutely amazing APEC Virgin Money London Marathon Team 2017! You have shown us all how inspiring human beings can be and […]
February 10, 2017


  Pregnancy in the UK has never been safer conclude authors of a comment piece published in The Lancet this week.* Prof Andrew Shennan and Prof […]