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