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WE need your help

We are working to improve pre-eclampsia research to enable healthcare professionals to provide better treatments and care for pregnant women and their babies.

what is the challenge?

Pre-eclampsia is a common condition affecting pregnancy.  If left untreated, it can lead to life threatening complications, for pregnant women and their babies.

Research studies testing new treatments for pre-eclampsia often measure different outcomes.

For example, when a new blood pressure medicine is being tested, one researcher may decide to measure the fall in blood pressure (a outcome) and another researcher may only measure medicine side effects (a different outcome).

When complete, the results from both studies cannot be easily compared or combined, to see which treatments work best.

This is a barrier to improving the care women and their children receive.

Our aim is to overcome this barrier, by developing a core set of mother and baby outcomes that would be common to all future pre-eclampsia research.


We invite you to sign up to become an iHOPE volunteer.

If you have experience of pre-eclampsia, either as a pregnant woman, family member, healthcare professional or researcher, you can help, by becoming a citizen scientist.

We want to know what outcomes you think are important, in a three round questionnaire.   

Whoever and wherever you are, please help to improve pre-eclampsia research, enabling doctors and midwives to provide better treatments and care for pregnant women and their children. 

To register your interest, please visit us online: Click here to participate

Your details will not be used for any other purposes than to contact you about this project.  It will be kept anonymous and not shared with any other organisation.