How can I take part?

POPPY is the largest study of its kind in the UK. It is an observational, prospective study consisting of two arms: a Pregnancy arm (women planning their first pregnancy) and a Non-Pregnancy arm (women voluntarily planning not to conceive during their involvement in the study).

Please note that currently we are recruiting only to the Pregnancy arm.

To find out more about the study, please watch the video below.

Register your interest

If you are interested in taking part in the study, please click  here.


For more detailed information please refer to our MINI Participant Information Sheet.

Participants in the pregnancy arm will receive pregnancy and ovulation kits!

POPPY study sites

The POPPY study is run across 6 participating sites: Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester and four hospitals in London: St George’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital and University College Hospital.

Currently, Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Glasgow Royal Infirmary in Glasgow and Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital in London are open for recruitment the other sites will be opening in the future.

POPPY study visits