Awareness Raising

November 29, 2023

New film from The Cradle -4 Trial team

A new film made by Prof Andy Shennan OBE, Dr Alice Beardmore Gray and colleagues, highlights the issues faced by women giving birth in India and Zambia, […]
October 12, 2023

MBRRACE Report finds maternal deaths from pre-eclampsia continue to increase

Today sees the launch of the MBRRACE Report “Lessons learned to inform maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity […]
June 15, 2023

Tori Bowie, American Olympian has died – eclampsia is suspected cause.

APEC were saddened to hear a successful Olympic athlete has died due to complications in childbirth. Tori Bowie was an American track and field athlete, who […]
June 12, 2023

Experienced pre-eclampsia? Help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms by sharing your story

APEC work tirelessly to raise awareness both of the signs and symptoms of pre-eclampsia and of the work the charity does. If you have suffered with […]
May 16, 2023

Men’s experiences of pre-eclampsia: a conversation between dads for World pre-eclampsia day

We are very excited to tell you as part of pre-eclampsia awareness month we hosted a special Live event on our YouTube channel. We joined dads […]
May 12, 2023

May is Pre-eclampsia awareness month. What are APEC are doing to mark this?

This year we will be marking world pre-eclampsia month with a series of events. Our focus is on men and how pre-eclampsia affects them. We have […]
March 23, 2023

New Scottish recommendations for pre-eclampsia blood test welcomed, but clear route to implementation needed

Action on Pre-eclampsia welcomed today’s news that the Scottish Health Technologies Group has recommended the use of a ground-breaking test which can predict, rule in and […]
March 21, 2023

Stuart’s inspirational story makes the front pages

Stuart contacted us last year after his wife, Ami, experienced pre-eclampsia in 2021. “My little boy was tiny when he was born via Caesarean and then […]
February 13, 2023

APEC aspirin factsheet updated to reflect new guidance.

APEC are happy to say we have spent some time reviewing the guidelines on taking aspirin in pregnancy and have a new factsheet available for clinicians […]