Community Practitioner reports that pregnant mothers should be told about CMV

     
Community_Practitioner

30th June 2015

Health visitors and community practitioners are being urged to warn pregnant women and new mothers about a virus which can cause hearing loss in children.

Two to three babies are born each day affected by cytomegalovirus (CMV) yet many women of child-bearing age are aware of it.

CMV Action, an organisation of parents and volunteers who have come together to raise awareness of the virus, is calling for better prevention measures within the health service.

Read the full article here:

http://www.commprac.com/news/pregnant-mothers-should-be-told-about-cmv-says-action-group

     

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