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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 […]
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 […]
February 11, 2020

APEC running more pre-eclampsia study days than ever!

2020 looks like being our busiest year to date, with over 1000 healthcare professionals booked in to attend one of our study days. The APEC team […]
January 31, 2020

Pre-eclampsia and its effects on men’s mental health. Can you help with a study?

APEC supporter Alice, who suffered with pre-eclampsia herself, is conducting some research for her MA Dissertation. Please read the below message from her, thank you for […]
January 29, 2020

APEC staff changes for 2020

We sadly said a very fond farewell to the wonderful Carol Tustin at Christmas, as she decided to retire. Carol has worked incredibly hard for the […]