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Resources

If you, or someone you know, has been touched by CMV, know that you are not alone.  The National CMV Foundation offers parents, families, and professionals valuable information about CMV. Read our blog, download informative literature, share your story, and get your frequently asked questions answered.  

Blog

Visit our blog to read up on timely insight around CMV. From industry news to thoughts from experts in the field, we have everything you need to keep yourself informed.

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Parent Stories

Every person touched by CMV has a story. Read personal accounts of families living with this virus, and the efforts people are undertaking to raise awareness for CMV.

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Newsroom

Learn more about how CMV is garnering media attention around the world and web.

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Educational Downloads

Help us raise awareness of CMV—share, post, and print our awareness flyers and help educate pregnant women, practitioners, and the public about CMV.

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Other Helpful Organizations

Learning about congenital CMV, or any of its wide-ranging developmental diagnoses, often presents a range of challenges for both the child and his or her family members. There are resources available to help.

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Patient Registries

For congenital CMV, two main registries exist that are focused around pregnant women who acquire CMV during pregnancy and children who are born symptomatic with congenital CMV.

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Clinical Studies

In these last 55 years, definite strides have been made in the field of CMV research, including the development and administration of antiviral treatments and vaccine candidates.

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For Childcare Providers

Women with young children, or who work with young children, may be at greater risk for contracting cytomegalovirus, or CMV, during pregnancy. Studies in child-care settings suggest that as many as 75% of toddler-aged children have CMV in their urine or saliva.

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For Healthcare Providers

CMV can be a serious problem for babies who are infected before birth. This is referred to as congenital CMV and it occurs when a pregnant woman passes the virus to her unborn child.

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Glossary

Education is critical in understanding CMV, raising awareness and speaking to your doctor about this virus. Here is a list of terms or words that are often associated with CMV.

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FAQs

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions about CMV and pregnancy in order to educate and provide answers for expecting mothers and women of childbearing age.

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