Pre-eclampsia support and information
If you or someone you know is suffering from pre-eclampsia, or you are worried about pre-eclampsia, you have come to the right place.
Action on Pre-eclampsia provides information to members of the public and support to those affected. The APEC International website has links to relevant information. Please see resources below.
What is pre-eclampsia?
Pre-eclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy. It is linked to problems in the placenta, which joins the mother and baby and supplies the baby with nutrients and oxygen from the mother’s blood.
No one can predict with certainty who will get pre-eclampsia. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions that includes information on the cause, symptoms and treatment.
Films & Information
Hospitals, GP surgeries and midwife units use leaflets from Action on Pre-eclampsia to inform their patients about pre-eclampsia. You can download them for FREE to learn more.