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We have 2 winners for our 2015 Christmas Card competition. The lovely snowman has been drawn by Clara Rose Larkin and the colourful decorations by Jonny Green. They are both available on the website shop now.

Well done Clara and Jonny!

CMV_Loss

6:07am 20th July 2015 

(Updated 10:09am 20th July 2015)

A midwife and her husband from Wendover are hoping the death of their baby will stop other couples going through the same pain.

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We Need To Talk About CMV

Would you like more to do be done about CMV?
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iollifestyle

iOLlifestyle covers CMV.

Pregnant woman warned of dormant virus

July 7 2015 at 12:32pm 
By SOPHIE BORLAND

Read the full article here - http://www.iol.co.za/...

NHS-Choices

Our report - We Need To Talk About CMV was covered today NHS Choices- Behind the headlines coverage.

Some of the headlines:
 
"What does the charity's report say about CMV?
 
The expert report says CMV is a "neglected public health burden" and calls for more to be done to tackle...
The RCM
News from the Royal College of Midwives!
More needs to be done says RCM on new report on Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy
 
"Today CMV Action has published a report "We need to talk about CMV" . This sets out the latest evidence on congenital CMV, a leading cause of birth defects, and recommends how...
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....

RCPCH

'We Need to Talk about CMV,' RCPCH responds

Great to see that the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have publicised 'We need to talk about CMV' to their members and put out a supportive statement

“This report aims to raise awareness of CMV infection and provide women, their families, and healthcare...

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Charlie
CMV has left four-year-old daughter Charlie facing a future without her hearing. Charlie’s Mum Lindsey had never heard of CMV during either of her pregnancies, yet she contracted the... Read more
Noah was born on 30th January 2009 after a fairly unremarkable pregnancy and a fairly normal delivery (even with the cord round his neck!) He failed his newborn hearing screening test... Read more

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