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March 22, 2021

APEC Volunteer List

Do you have experience of pre-eclampsia? Are you interested in telling your story to support others? We will be launching an ‘Experience’ section on our website […]
March 18, 2021
APEC Research involvement

List of recent publications involving APEC now available on the new Research Portal

Action on pre-eclampsia collaborate on many research projects and have co-authored and written lay summaries on a great deal of important pieces of work in the […]
February 25, 2021

New pre-eclampsia definition better identifies women and babies at risk

A diagnosis of pre-eclampsia identifies women and babies who could benefit from close follow-up, medication (including that to lower blood pressure), and/or earlier birth. In 2019, […]
February 11, 2021

New statement from APEC Chair of Trustees Prof Andy Shennan OBE on antenatal care following COVID-19 pandemic

APEC are making the following statement regarding antenatal care and pre-eclampsia risk following the COVID19 pandemic. Pre-eclampsia • 1 in 30 women will develop pre-eclampsia during […]
January 28, 2021

Khilna’s story featured in Chat magazine helping hugely to raise awareness of pre-eclampsia

Star of our 2020 Christmas campaign Khilna Shah, touched all our hearts when she shared her terrifying ordeal of sudden onset pre-eclampsia. We are delighted she […]
January 18, 2021
MBRRACE report 2020 Infographic

MBRRACE Report 2020 now published

Each year the MBRRACE report ” Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care”   looks at maternal mortality in the previous trimester. It is extremely important in the UK […]
December 9, 2020

DATE for your DIARY APEC Expert meeting 2021 4th November

“amazing” “thought – provoking” “brilliant” Following the wonderful feedback from this years hugely successful day we have already got a note in our diaries for 2021 […]
November 30, 2020

The WILL Trial – an update

The WILL trial aims to investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-consequences of planned early term delivery at 38+0 to 38+3 weeks’ gestation, compared with expectant care at term […]
November 26, 2020

Let’s Talk Aspirin – new survey launched for midwives

Low dose aspirin is now widely prescribed to women at risk of pre-eclampsia to reduce their risk of developing the disease. However, we know that some […]