UK LAGGING BEHIND OTHER NATIONS IN MANAGING THE MOST COMMON MOTHER TO CHILD VIRAL INFECTION IN PREGNANCY, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT
- 2-3 babies born each day affected by cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection – equivalent to almost 1,000 babies every year
- CMV can cause stillbirth, miscarriage and disabilities and is...
June 25th 2015
Pregnant? Thinking about getting pregnant? Got young children? Read here about CMV!
In fact, what is CMV? ...
Mum Shanna King says her family is still struggling to come to terms with the loss of baby Adrianna, who lost her life to Cytomegalovirus.
On Tuesday 2nd June parents, grandparents and professionals met at the Elizabeth Foundation and spent the whole day talking about CMV. The professionals included midwives, a GP, Teachers of the Deaf, nurses, Speech Therapists and representatives from the charity Sense.
Fund research into the prevention of CMV infection in pregnancy and into how education about risks can be delivered most effectively within the NHS.
Help us show the National Institute for Health Research that the public wants more action on CMV.
We're asking them to fund research into CMV prevention...
Well done to Michelle and Jonathan for raising awareness of CMV.
Good luck in your fundraising for a much needed hydrotherapy pool.
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UK Press Release - For immediate release
CMV, or cytomegalovirus (si-to-MEG-alo-vi-rus) is the most common infection passed from a pregnant woman to her unborn child in the world. 2 or 3 babies are damaged by the CMV virus every day in the UK – nearly 1000 babies every year....