Experience

March 18, 2022

Join in our Birthday Fundraiser – £30k for 30 years!

Celebrate our 30th birthday with us by joining in with one of our 3 challenges! We are running events in April, May and June to celebrate […]
May 30, 2022

Thank you so much to our fabulous RIDE London Team 2022

APEC were lucky enough to have our dedicated trustee, Rob Crussell organise the Ride London team this year. Rob and APEC supporters Andy, Anthony and Alan […]
May 26, 2022

Brand new Webinar for World PE day covers all your pre-eclampsia questions

You won’t want to miss this excellent overview of the most common questions on pre-eclampsia. The webinar with Prof Andy Shennan OBE and Prof Jenny Myers […]
May 16, 2022

Review into Pre-eclampsia care published

Researchers from King’s College London Professor Laura Magee, Professor Kypros Nicolaides, and Professor Peter von Dadelszen, have provided a state-of-the-art summary of current knowledge of, and […]
May 11, 2022

“Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future: Report Sets out Vision to Deliver Safe, Effective and Accessible Medicines for use in Pregnancy”

APEC have echoed the sentiment expressed in a new report out today that more Action is needed on Maternal Medicines. Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future: […]
May 4, 2022

World Pre-eclampsia day 2022

As part of this global awareness day, there are many ways you can join in the conversation about pre-eclampsia and help raise awareness. What’s happening? ‘TwitterChat’ […]
May 4, 2022

Blood-pressure self-monitoring in pregnancy – results of BUMP 1 and BUMP 2 trials published today

Self-monitoring of blood pressure has become increasingly common among pregnant women in recent years, particularly since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic which led to a […]
April 28, 2022

Planned delivery or expectant management in pre-eclampsia: an individual participant data meta-analysis

The results of this important study in which APEC CEO Marcus Green was a co-author are now available. The study concluded planned early delivery in women […]
April 26, 2022
NHS Long Term Plan – Summary for Maternal and Neonatal Care

Pre-eclampsia in Art for World PE Day 2022

What does Pre-eclampsia mean to you? Have you or someone close to you experienced it? Do you look after people who have or have had pre-eclampsia? […]
April 20, 2022

PlGF test postcode lottery makes the headlines in Scotland

PlGF tests are new blood tests clinicians can use to predict if a baby needs to be delivered due to pre-eclampsia in the late stages of […]
April 20, 2022

Happy Birthday APEC – front page news!

APEC were delighted be gracing the cover of their local newspaper to kick of 3 months of fundraising for the charity’s 30th birthday! The Evesham Observer’s […]
April 4, 2022
Cradle VSA

Cradle VSA Microlife Blood Pressure monitors in stock for individual and bulk orders.

The Cradle VSA is the world’s first medical device to detect shock and high blood pressure in pregnant women and could cut maternal deaths in developing […]
April 4, 2022

Phoenix Trial – Two‐year follow‐up published in BJOG today

The two‐year follow‐up of infant and maternal outcomes after planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre‐eclampsia (PHOENIX): a randomised controlled trial has just […]
February 17, 2022

Could you join a focus groups to help improve care for bereaved families?

We wrote to supporters recently about this bereavement support project and have had some responses to this request, thank you. Our researchers still need a few […]
May 6, 2021

Lottie’s Story

Lottie was very ill with eclampsia and pre-eclampsia when her son was born during the 2020 Covid Lockdown. Here is her story in her words: “I […]
May 5, 2021

Rachael’s story

Rachel began writing a blog following her devastating experience of HELLP syndrome and baby loss She was seriously ill with HELLP syndrome in 2020 and her […]
April 22, 2021

Kelly’s story

Kelly had what was eventually diagnosed as HELLP syndrome very early on in her pregnancy. 9 Years later, she still remembers how terrifying and traumatic it […]
April 21, 2021

Charlotte’s story

Charlotte had no idea how ill she was when she suddenly developed dangerously high blood pressure at 31 weeks pregnant. In her words: I had a […]
April 21, 2021

Georgina’s story

As a paramedic, Georgina had a unique perspective when she developed pre-eclampsia. She instinctively knew when things were not right. In her words: Part 1.   […]
April 21, 2021

Rachel’s story

Rachel developed severe pre-eclampsia at just 25 weeks pregnant. She got in touch with APEC to help raise awareness. I lost my daughter in May 2019 […]
April 21, 2021

Helen’s Story

Helen suffered from pre-eclampsia in September 2018, her experience was terrifying and has taken her and her husband nearly 3 years to consider trying again. In […]
April 20, 2021

Joe’s story

Joe’s wife Gabriella was extremely ill with HELLP syndrome and he later contacted APEC for support and advice about the future. In his words: “In Dec […]