News

     
The-Sun

The Sun Health Pages

"Hidden Virus that can hurt unborn babies" - national press coverage.

Tuesday November 4th

The Sun featured a two-page spread (on page 6 & 7 of the Health section) on CMV, a statement from Caroline Star, an interview with Professor Paul Heath and stories from four families - Michelle Dodd,...

CMV virus can infect the foetus and cause hearing loss

  • Caroline Star, 37, from Whitechapel, had cytomegalovirus while pregnant
  • Believes she caught CMV after looking after her friends' infants
  • Now her daughter...

Researchers from Swansea and Cardiff Universities have been awarded a grant of more than £323k to develop a new, non-invasive, low-cost, and easy to use point of care device to diagnose Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV...

Congratulations to our two winners - Charlotte Williams and Calum Tomlinson. The cards are looking great - there is a bit about the charity on the inside and the child's name is on the back.

They are available now from the online shop!

A DEVASTATED mum has spoken of the ‘agony’ of giving birth to her stillborn baby after he was infected with a deadly virus.

Jordan Scott’s son, Alfie, was given just a five per cent chance of survival after doctors found the CMV virus had spread to his brain.

She and partner Jack Laidler made the ‘agonising’ call for medics to...

Wales Online's story on CMV:

When Catrin Phillips unknowingly caught a virus called CMV when she was pregnant, she was told her son may be deaf, blind or brain damaged. She tells Rachel Mainwaring how Twm, who is three next week,is now fighting fit but thinks all would-be mums should be aware of the hidden dangers.

...

Mumsnet

Mumsnet Guest campaigns 2014

A note from Mumsnet:

Here at MNHQ, we think it makes sense to use the not-inconsiderable might of the Mumsnet collective for the greater good.

We regularly exchange links and public support with charities and pressure groups in...

The Week, the UK's biggest subscription weekly features CMV Action as "The Charity of the Week".

Read more online here or pick yourself up the magazine.  It's the UK's biggest subscripton magazine!

About The Week magazine...

Most mum's wouldn't think twice about sharing cutlery or food with their young children, but a Northampton mother is trying to raise awareness of a virus that can be passed on doing just that. CMV or the Cytomegalovirus is common in young children and causes no harm to them - but it can be dangerous to pregnant women and can affect their unborn...

We are looking for a volunteer who is also a member of a CCAB body to undertake an independent examination of the accounting records and provide and independent examiners certificate for our 2014 annual report which is ready for audit. 

Ideally the individual would be based in either Luton or London in order that the Treasurer can...

Pages

     

Our Stories

Hi, I am Alicia Parks, I am very happy. Despite all my problems, I am very socially aware, alert young lady, and very mischievous. My mum and dad are Mandy & Neil. (I cannot write but I... Read more
Finley-and-Harley-cmv
My name is Julie Anne Stansfield and this is my story of when and how CMV changed my life. On the 12th February 2010, I found out I was pregnant, it seemed like a natural progression... Read more

Latest Events

Sunday 22 October
Wednesday 08 November

Registered charity no: 1171773