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CMV Action is a nationwide organisation of parents and volunteers, who have come together to raise public awareness of Congenital CMV, and campaign for better prevention measures within our health service. Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common birth disorder which affects around 1 in 150 newborn babies. Although it is a leading cause of lifelong disabilities, very few pregnant women are aware of the risk it poses. We offer advice, support and friendship to anyone affected by Congenital CMV, advocating for families and working with a number of medical professionals who have an interest in this field. 

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  • Mon, July 4 2022, 8:50 AM : NICE guidelines recommend that midwives tell #pregnant women about infections like #CMV that can impact a baby in #pregnancy Our website has tons of info including a #midwife e-learning module. Why not take a look at our resources https://t.co/YNGsgKG7LW #StopCMV #CMVAware #baby https://t.co/58W4sGl5cg
  • Fri, July 1 2022, 9:45 AM : Thank you to everyone who shared their #CMV story with us this month. Your stories will help raise awareness & grow understanding of what CMV means for people. So many lovely photos! Find out about CMV & see more stories on our website https://t.co/ePWXz0DSVD #CMVawareness https://t.co/OnmpFGrpRS
  • Thu, June 30 2022, 7:22 AM : As National Awareness Month comes to a close we are delighted to tell you we will shortly have a new publication for childcare workers, nurseries and other early years settings. Comment below if you'd like to know when it published. https://t.co/bTEdpIaDBM #nursery #StopCMV https://t.co/uqMeRGBOZM
  • Wed, June 29 2022, 8:49 AM : "James is 9 nearly 10. He's profoundly deaf in his left ear but is developing well. He's a kind hearted boy & a great friend. He loves maths & geography! I'd never heard of CMV until he was born. I wish they would test for CMV." Thanks to Mum Sarah Liane Davies for sharing. https://t.co/58ATwlJo39