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September 2, 2020

APEC colleagues publish new review of PlGF in pre-eclampsia in BJOG

Placental growth factor in suspected preterm pre‐eclampsia: a review of the evidence and practicalities of implementation Despite extensive research, the pathophysiology and prevention of pre‐eclampsia remain […]
August 21, 2020
Aspirin for pre-eclampsia prevention

New APEC short film about taking aspirin in pregnancy

Many women are asked to take aspirin if they are at risk of pre-eclampsia. We have made a new film to answer some of your questions. […]
August 21, 2020

APECi (APEC International) An update

The Inaugural Meeting of APEC International (APECi)  Victoria Falls, Zambia, was in February 2020 The team came from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, India, South Africa and the UK […]
July 20, 2020

Research priorities for pregnancy hypertension: a UK priority setting partnership now published

Research priorities for pregnancy hypertension: a UK priority setting partnership with the James Lind Alliance has now been published online by BMJ Open. APEC CEO Marcus […]
July 6, 2020
Driving after eclampsia

Driving after eclampsia

Surgical Registrar Dr Zoe Barber contacted APEC when her driver’s licence was suspended for six months after she suffered an eclamptic seizure following the birth of […]
July 2, 2020

Bereavement Survey for parents relaunched after Covid-19 postponement

We want to ensure that bereavement care after a baby dies meets the needs of as many families as possible. We have found that very little […]
July 1, 2020

New study – Placental Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Preterm Pre-eclampsia

The placenta is an important organ for the baby in pregnancy, transferring oxygen and nutrients from the mother for growth and development. Placental dysfunction is thought […]
July 1, 2020
APEC Lottery

Be a part of our brand new flutter for fun weekly draw!

Like many charities, we have suffered a big drop in income due to the pandemic and have had to be creative with our fundraising. We are […]
June 25, 2020
World Pre-Eclampsia Day Research

Continuing Care in COVID-19 Outbreak: A Global Survey of New and Expectant Parent Experiences

Researchers at Kings College London are working on two research projects which they are looking for volunteers to help with. “We are leading the UK arm […]