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March 27, 2020
Placental growth factor testing

Antenatal care and pre-eclampsia risk following the Covid-19 Pandemic: A statement from APEC

We understand many of you are very worried about pregnancy, pre-eclampsia and how the current situation may affect you or your family. Please read the statement […]
March 27, 2020

PlGF Testing in Scotland – an update

We continue to be concerned about the lack of take up of PlGF testing in Scotland and as a result of our recent discussions with policy […]
March 27, 2020

Latest information from RCOG on pregnancy and the coronavirus

Please ensure you stay updated on the current advice if you or a member of your family is pregnant. The latest information can be accessed here
March 27, 2020

Is recreational running safe in Pregnancy?

Is recreational running associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight in women who continue to run during pregnancy? An international retrospective cohort study of running […]
March 12, 2020

iPlacenta Research project launches new flyer

iPLACENTA is a major doctoral programme in Maternal and Fetal Health, supported by APEC and many others. The team are based at Dundee University and funded […]
March 10, 2020

Current Coronavirus / COVID-19 Advice and information from RCOG

Please read the information for pregnant women and their families from The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on the coronavirus (COVID-19). https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/guidelines-research-services/guidelines/coronavirus-pregnancy/covid-19-virus-infection-and-pregnancy/
March 4, 2020

Bereavement survey for parents

Action on Pre-eclampsia are collaborating with researchers at the University of Manchester. We are asking parents who have had a stillbirth or neonatal death after pre-eclampsia […]
March 2, 2020

PlGF – Why APEC believe this is important for Scottish Mums

On March 3rd 2020 the Scottish Parliament will debate Pre-eclampsia Testing in Scotland (motion can be accessed here.) Action on Pre-eclampsia is the UK’s predominant charity […]
February 11, 2020

PARROT-2 Follow on study assesses impact of PlGF tests

Repeat placental growth factor-based testing for women with suspected preterm pre-eclampsia: the PARROT-2 Trial Researchers at Kings College London are in the process of conducting a […]