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Congenital CMV

Did you know 1 in 150 children is born with congenital CMV in the United States, making it the most common congenital viral infection?  CMV can be transmitted to an unborn child by a pregnant mother experiencing a CMV infection.  Learn more about how CMV can affect your pregnancy and possible treatment options.   

CMV & Pregnancy

CMV and pregnancy can present a critical problem for babies who are infected with CMV before birth. This is referred to as congenital CMV and affects 30,000 children annually.

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Possible Outcomes

Babies born with congenital CMV can have widely diverse outcomes, and it is difficult to predict with any degree of certainty their future health or developmental prognosis.

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Interventions & Therapies

If your baby was born with congenital CMV and you could like more information about antiviral treatments, speak with your child's pediatrician or pediatric infectious disease specialist.

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Online Resources

Learning about congenital CMV, or any of its wide-ranging developmental diagnoses, often presents a range of emotional, as well as physical, challenges for both the child and his or her family members.

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