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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...

CMV Action are the guest blogger on The Baby Show blog this week.

We were very pleased to be asked to write about CMV and how mums-to-be can reduce their risk of CMV infection in pregnancy. Our updated pregnancy guidelines are included.  Our sincere thanks to The Baby Show for our guest blog spot.

We want to thank...

CDC-CMV

Understanding the Causes of Major Birth Defects: Steps to Prevention

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 1pm EST.

Birth defects are serious conditions that involve changes to the structure of one or more parts of the body. While the causes of many birth defects are still unknown, their importance and the impact on peoples’ lives are...

A GRIEVING mum has spoken of her sadness on the day her little baby boy was due to be born.

Jordan Scott and Adam Laidler lost their unborn child, Alfie, during pregnancy last year after he contracted little-known virus CMV.

And January 6, which marked Alfie's due date, was a particularly...

Giving Tuesday

It's  - do something today for the people and causes that matter most to you!...

RCM Midwives The Silent Condition

CMV in Royal College of Midwives Magazine Issue 6 2014

28th November, 2014

Congenital...
CMV_Action_Awareness_Update

June 2014 saw CMV Action running our first awareness month.

The main target audience for 2014 were pregnant women and women planning a pregnancy, while the secondary audience was medical professionals who work with pregnant women.   

It was a busy time for our volunteer trustees leading up to awareness month. ...

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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...

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