Category: Experiences

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 [...]

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.

Katie’s Story

Katie, a mother of 3, (5, 3, and 2) developed high blood pressure with her third pregnancy around 26 weeks which then lead to her being diagnosed (during the covid [...]

Helayna’s Story

We were so excited to welcome our little girl into the world. It was everything that me and my husband had dreamt of. At 12 weeks after routine blood tests, [...]

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