Community Practitioner reports that pregnant mothers should be told about CMV

     
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.

CMV Action, an organisation of parents and volunteers who have come together to raise awareness of the virus, is calling for better prevention measures within the health service.

Read the full article here:

http://www.commprac.com/news/pregnant-mothers-should-be-told-about-cmv-says-action-group

     

Our Stories

Finley-and-Harley-cmv
September 2010 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... Read more
Dawn has always wanted to write a book -  her daughter is now 23 and this is what she says 'This is a true and short story about a Mother's special journey bringing up her daughter... Read more

Latest Events

Registered charity no: 1171773