Below are a selection of accounts from mothers, families and midwives bravely sharing their experiences of pre-eclampsia and HELLP syndrome.

Writing and talking about their experiences helps to raise awareness of what pre-eclampsia is and how devastating it can be. It also highlights how important the work APEC does, both to educate on pre-eclampsia, and supporting those families affected by the condition.  If you would like to share your experiences or journey with others, you can submit your story here.

June 28, 2016

My experience with pre-eclampsia

When my husband and I found out we were expecting we always knew that the path to having a baby was going to be tricky; as a […]
June 8, 2016

Why I ran the London Marathon

I decided to run the London Marathon in 2015 for APEC after I was dangerously ill from pre-eclampsia when pregnant with my daughter. My daughter and […]
April 2, 2016

My pre-eclampsia journey

At 21 weeks, my consultant predicted that I would suffer from pre-eclampsia. This was predicted through a Doppler scan that I was offered due to my […]
March 28, 2016

A couple’s courage and strength

Vijya and Priyesh were devastated when, on 27th September 2012, baby Krishan was born sleeping due to pre-eclampsia. It was early May 2012 when they discovered […]