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Fund research into the prevention of CMV infection in pregnancy and into how education about risks can be delivered most effectively within the NHS.

Help us show the National Institute for Health Research that the public wants more action on CMV.

We're asking them to fund research into CMV prevention...

BBC Radio Nottingham

Thank you to Mark Dennison and  for  talking to Michelle and Jonathan from Nottinghamshire who contracted

Well done to Michelle and Jonathan for raising awareness of CMV.

Good luck in your fundraising for a much needed hydrotherapy pool. 

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UK Press Release - For immediate release

CMV, or cytomegalovirus (si-to-MEG-alo-vi-rus) is the most common infection passed from a pregnant woman to her unborn child in the world.  2 or 3 babies are damaged by the CMV virus every day in the UK – nearly 1000 babies every year....

A cross-party manifesto was...

Mail Online

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...

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