The WRISK project is about listening to women to understand and improve advice in pregnancy. We are interested in your experiences.

We are interested in your experience if you are: 
  • Living in the UK
  • Aged over 16
And if you, 
  • Are currently pregnant, or
  • Have been pregnant in the last 5 years. 

We are interested in learning about how things were for you whether you had a live birth, stillbirth, miscarriage, or a termination (abortion). 

About the WRISK project

Women planning a pregnancy, or who are pregnant, get health advice and information from many different sources. For example, women receive information and advice about what to eat, drink, how much they should weigh, and about what medications they should or should not take.

Information and advice comes from healthcare professionals, the media, the scientific community, family, and friends. The intention is usually to improve the health of babies and mothers. Sometimes advice feels helpful. Other times it can feel confusing or even upsetting.

You can find out more about the project on our website on our website, at www.wrisk.org

The WRISK project is led by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) and researchers at Cardiff University, and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

The WRISK team have worked with staff at NCT, Antenatal Results & Choices, Pregnancy Sickness Support, and Birthrights, to put together this survey.

The WRISK project is inclusive of trans, non-binary and intersex people. For this reason, the project team will always refer to individuals according to their self-determined gender. We tend to use the words ‘woman/women’ for convenience, as the great majority of people covered by the WRISK research self-identify as women. However, the WRISK project is inclusive of everyone who has been pregnant in the past five years; regardless of their gender identification. This includes trans men and non-binary individuals. If you have any questions about this please contact the research team.