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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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  • Fri, August 19 2022, 7:06 AM : cCMV is 1 of the most common non-genetic causes of inner ear hearing loss & a major cause of childhood disability. Reduce the risk of infection when pregnant by giving more kisses on the head rather than the mouth, together with a big hug. https://t.co/EhZ26oMhKT https://t.co/SSbvkZNz8C
  • Thu, August 18 2022, 8:06 AM : CMV Action will be fundraising in September by asking families to host a Teddy Bears’ Picnic & raise much needed funds. We're giving away 1 free CMV Action teddy bear to each picnic organiser so don’t forget to Register your Event. Find out more https://t.co/AEpWQQMdq6 #StopCMV https://t.co/PpUrPkHXKS
  • Wed, August 17 2022, 7:45 AM : Jo is a Phd. student looking at parental experiences of newborn hearing screening. The study has an anonymous online survey https://t.co/WZHtSrDdKG & optional follow-up Zoom interview (35 mins) Email: joanne.hollingworth-2@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk or see https://t.co/WM3L9Z5MxX https://t.co/6QDZHn2Puf
  • Tue, August 16 2022, 8:20 AM : Interesting findings https://t.co/nD1CWKBnxR