Need help or advice? Call the APEC helpline on 01386 761 848.
The Action on Pre-eclampsia helpline is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 9.00pm. If you are pregnant and worried, or feel unwell, please contact your GP or midwife immediately.
If you or someone you know is suffering from pre-eclampsia, or you are worried, you have come to the right place.
Action on Pre-eclampsia provides pre-eclampsia support and information to members of the public and support to those affected by the condition. You can find out more about the disease, pre-eclampsia Q&A’s and downloadable information sheets using the links below. We also run a confidential service open to anyone seeking information or support. Our helpline is always open and we receive calls from pregnant women, those who have experienced pre-eclampsia and associated conditions, concerned relatives and healthcare professionals. Alternatively, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter.
Pre-eclampsia: information for families
Our information leaflets and comprehensive list of FAQ’s are available anyone who wants to know more about the condition. Please follow the links below to find out more about pre-eclampsia.
What is pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia is the most common of the serious complications of pregnancy. It is caused by a defect in the placenta, which joins the mother and baby and supplies the baby with nutrients and oxygen from the mother’s blood.
Pregnancy decision aids
An information booklet and in-consultation aid to support discussions about high blood pressure in pregnancy and related treatment options.
The expert referral scheme
We have a network of experts on pre-eclampsia who have agreed to offer one-off consultations or second opinions to those with queries and concerns; you have to be referred via your GP. For further information, and to discuss your concerns please contact the helpline on 01386 761 848 or email email@example.com.