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....
'We Need to Talk about CMV,' RCPCH responds
Great to see that the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have publicised 'We need to talk about CMV' to their members and put out a supportive statement
“This report aims to raise awareness of CMV infection and provide women, their families, and healthcare...
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.