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March 31, 2020
Cradle VSA

Testing your blood pressure at home – a guide from APEC

In order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections, many hospitals have started offering online/virtual ante-natal care for pregnant women. Today the Royal College of Obstetricians […]
March 27, 2020
Pre-eclampsia Information and Support

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 RCOG Guidance for healthcare professionals on coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy,

The following advice is provided as a resource for UK Healthcare Professionals based on a combination of available evidence, good practice and expert advice. The priorities […]
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

We have found that very little is known about providing care for women and their families after their baby has died due to pre-eclampsia, or closely […]
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 […]