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What is HELLP syndrome?

HELLP is the medical term for one of the most serious complications of pre-eclampsia, in which there is a combined liver and blood clotting disorder. H stands for Haemolysis [...]

Alice’s Story

My partner and I had been together for 13 years when we decided to try for a baby, and we were surprised with how, and how quickly, we succeeded. [...]

Michelle’s Story

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 [...]

Lisa’s story

Lisa contacted APEC to share her story in the hope of connecting with others, getting involved and raising awareness after suffering the devastating impact of HELLP syndrome in 2023. My [...]

Adriana’s story

Adriana had severe early onset pre-eclampsia in her first pregnancy. Her experience was when she was living in Cyprus. This was my first pregnancy and although it wasn’t easy it [...]

Molly’s Story

When molly was diagnosed with severe early onset pre-eclampsia at at 25 weeks pregnant she didn't even know what it was.

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