Welcome to pyramid of antenatal change (POAC)
POAC Foundation is dedicated to our daughters Amalia Nicole Devine born asleep @ full term on 21st Oct 2007 & Holly Rose Devine aged 5.
And our focus is to reduce preventable stillbirths by informing & empowering parents about the latest health advancements before during & after pregnancy. We believe that advancement in antenatal screening with ultrasound will lead to a better understanding/prevention of stillbirth & assist in the prevention of umbilical cord accidents (UCA) thus reducing stillbirth & avoidable neurological damage.
POAC also advocates research / advances into paediatric Brain Cancer Disease & Treatments. A disease that took the life of our 5 year daughter Holly Rose Devine born 28th May 2010.
Breakthrough in addressing
Glioblastoma, a Deadly Brain Cancer
A groundbreaking study at Tel Aviv University effectively eradicated glioblastoma, a highly lethal type of brain cancer. The study was led by Ph.D. student Rita Perelroizen, under the supervision of Dr. Lior Mayo
POAC - Grant Donation April 2021
Infants with special needs
We are pleased to inform that this year’s Grant goes to Therapie Park Dusseldorf Germany
For further Info click https://www.therapiepark.de/
How to manage Vasa Praevia & prevent Umbilical Cord Accidents (UCA)
2018 NHS Obstetrics / Midwife litigation
Why did my baby had to die?' Scots’ teen mum gives birth to stillborn after midwifes told her to take paracetamol for stomach pains 'Claudia Cierpial, 18, had a scan at 20 weeks showing her baby girl was healthy, but began to suffer painful stomach aches six weeks later.
You can sign Claudia’s petition Reduce stillbirth by introducing more frequent ultrasounds past 20 weeks
UK Dr’s finally open up about
Umbilical Cord Accidents (UCA)
UK Drs (Obstetricians/OBYG) advice to UK actress Jennifer Metcalfe Holyoaks actress about the dangers of UCA during pregnancy, leading to stillbirth or brain damage, silently affecting thousands of families worldwide. After years of hiding and ignoring information, NHS Drs finally advise, unfortunately to just a few lucky ladies, about the risks of stillbirth and brain damage due to Umbilical Cord Accidents, Cord Entanglement, Nuchal Cord (around babies' neck), true knots, cord insertion, etc., Jennifer Metcalfe Holyoaks actress reveals live on UK TV. For the past 10 years we POAC have advocated that all pregnancies be screened for cord complication including a powerful presentation in London Royal College of obstetrics and gynaecology. To date both the RCOG & RCM UK deny and avoid screening for umbilical cord entanglement and that's an injustice to parents and babies to whom both colleges serve. Urgent Public Inquiry Needed
A must watch Live:
POAC is honoured to welcome
Prof. Mauro Tognon
Head of the Experimental Biology Laboratories, Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine. Prof. Tognon is member of the European Academy of Tumour Immunology and is based at University of Ferrara Ferrara Italy. Research - Specific Antibodies Reacting with SV40 LargeT Antigen Mimotopes in Serum Samples of Healthy Subjects. Why are Doctors not going after the root cause of cancer "and it’s a tragedy".
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Project Alive & Kicking USA
POAC, would like to thank Mr Steven Holmes for his kind donation of 250Uk pounds from his latest cycle run along the banks of the river Rhine Germany. “Well done”
Mark Humphries & Ann Humphries support POAC
Increasing the availability of new cancer therapies. Alternative treatments in the field of immunotherapy have been available to patients in other countries for some years but are generally unavailable to patients in the UK.
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Reduced Fetal Movements (RFM) Guidelines UK - RCOG
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POAC - E-Brochure on Umbilical Cord Accidents Prevention 2012
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Monica Health Care Products UK.
Monica world leading in maternal and fetal monitoring systems have offered their full support to POAC. At Monica our aims and values are closely aligned to POAC and through the advancement of technology and education of the clinicians and carers involved we aim to reduce stillbirths, unnecessary interventions and improve outcomes for mothers, children and families as a whole. We wish POAC every success in their endeavours. Further information on Fetal monitoring see articles. For further information visit www.monicahealthcare.com
Babies Induced @ 40wks would ‘improve the survival rate’
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founder of elective caesarean & Fully supports POAC
Pauline says POAC deserves recognition for its commitment to exploring new research and helping prevent the loss of precious lives. Technology is often seen as a last resort in pregnancy and childbirth, and the tendency is to approach intervention as a last resort only. In fact, using technology during pregnancy could help many women to make a more informed choice about their birth plan, in consultation with a medical professional.
Delivering better ways of preventing stillbirths
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POAC is an official charity with OSCR registration, click here for more INFO.