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April 21, 2021

Charlotte’s story

Charlotte had no idea how ill she was when she suddenly developed dangerously high blood pressure at 31 weeks pregnant. In her words: I had a […]
April 21, 2021

Georgina’s story

As a paramedic, Georgina had a unique perspective when she developed pre-eclampsia. She instinctively knew when things were not right. In her words: Part 1.   […]
April 21, 2021

Rachel’s story

Rachel developed severe pre-eclampsia at just 25 weeks pregnant. She got in touch with APEC to help raise awareness. I lost my daughter in May 2019 […]
April 21, 2021

Helen’s Story

Helen suffered from pre-eclampsia in September 2018, her experience was terrifying and has taken her and her husband nearly 3 years to consider trying again. In […]
April 20, 2021

Joe’s story

Joe’s wife Gabriella was extremely ill with HELLP syndrome and he later contacted APEC for support and advice about the future. In his words: “In Dec […]
April 20, 2021

Tharshi’s Story

Tharshi’s son Kesavan arrived in the world in November 2020 after sudden onset pre-ecampsia ar 34 weeks. Here is their story in her words. My pregnancy […]
April 19, 2021

Prof Lucy Chappell appointed Chief Scientific Advisor

All at APEC are absolutely delighted at the news announced today that our Honorary Research Director, Prof Lucy Chappell has been appointed as the Chief Scientific […]
April 13, 2021

Fundraising for APEC? We now have more ways to collect your donations

We are delighted to tell our supporters we now have a Virgin Money Giving profile, which means our fundraisers and donors have more choices when collecting […]
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

Updated 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 […]