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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.

When Shanna King was told her pregnancy was normal, she had no way of knowing that less than a week after giving birth, she would have to cradle her little one as she died in her arms.
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CMV Action is delighted to announce the launch of an e-learning module for midwives on the Royal College of Midwives’ i-learn platform and the CMV Action website.

The module is designed to educate midwives about CMV, the problems it can cause and...

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.

 We discussed CMV Action's plans to raise...
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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...

BBC Radio Nottingham

Thank you to Mark Dennison and  for  talking to Michelle and Jonathan from Nottinghamshire who contracted

Well done to Michelle and Jonathan for raising awareness of CMV.

Good luck in your fundraising for a much needed hydrotherapy pool. 

Follow the link below to read the full story.

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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....

A cross-party manifesto was...

Mail Online

CMV mentioned in the Daily Mail with an interview with Professor Paul Griffiths Professor of Virology at University College London.

"During pregnancy, a woman’s immune system is lowered and so it’s important that she practises good hygiene and washes her hands regularly. 

One little known, but common, problem is...

We were delighted to be given a free ticket for the Baby Show at Excel today.  It's the place that many pregnant women come to stock up on essentials for their new arrival and try out new products.  

There were plenty of products on offer to help mums & dads-to-be to reduce risks of CMV infection in pregnancy.  The...

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