Below are a selection of accounts from mothers, families and midwives bravely sharing their experiences of pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome.

Writing and talking about their experiences helps to raise awareness of what pre-eclampsia is and how devastating it can be. It also highlights how important the work APEC does, both to educate on pre-eclampsia, and supporting those families affected by the condition.  If you would like to share your experiences or journey with others, you can submit your story here.

June 28, 2016
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My experience with pre-eclampsia

When my husband and I found out we were expecting we always knew that the path to having a baby was going to be tricky; as a […]
June 8, 2016
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Why I ran the London Marathon

I decided to run the London Marathon in 2015 for APEC after I was dangerously ill from pre-eclampsia when pregnant with my daughter. My daughter and […]
April 2, 2016
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My pre-eclampsia journey

At 21 weeks, my consultant predicted that I would suffer from pre-eclampsia. This was predicted through a Doppler scan that I was offered due to my […]
March 28, 2016

A couple’s courage and strength

Vijya and Priyesh were devastated when, on 27th September 2012, baby Krishan was born sleeping due to pre-eclampsia. It was early May 2012 when they discovered […]