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More needs to be done says RCM on new report on Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy
 
"Today CMV Action has published a report "We need to talk about CMV" . This sets out the latest evidence on congenital CMV, a leading cause of birth defects, and recommends how...
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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....

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'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...

We Need To Talk About CMV - The CMV Expert Report covered in the Daily Mail today.
 
 
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We Need To Talk About CMV

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...
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Wendover News

June 25th 2015

www.wendovernews.co.uk/news/CMV-what-is-it

Pregnant? Thinking about getting pregnant? Got young children? Read here about CMV!

In fact, what is CMV? ...

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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.

When Shanna King was told her pregnancy was normal, she had no way of knowing that less than a week after giving birth, she would have to cradle her little one as she died in her arms.
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CMV Action is delighted to announce the launch of an e-learning module for midwives on the Royal College of Midwives’ i-learn platform and the CMV Action website.

The module is designed to educate midwives about CMV, the problems it can cause and...

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.

 We discussed CMV Action's plans to raise...

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