Category: APEC

What is pre-eclampsia?

Pre-eclampsia is the most common of the serious complications of pregnancy. It is a condition that affects some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (from 20 [...]

Who gets pre-eclampsia?

In its broadest form and including gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia affects as many as one in 10 of all pregnancies, making it the most common of the serious antenatal complications. It [...]

What is eclampsia?

Eclampsia is a Greek word meaning ‘bolt from the blue’. It describes one or more convulsions occurring during or immediately after pregnancy as a complication of pre-eclampsia. Eclampsia has been [...]

Georgie’s story

Georgie Withers is a paramedic and pre-eclampsia advocate who suffered from severe pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy with her first daughter. Here, she shares here story and explains how PlGF [...]

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