Laura Flook

Pregnant women are not routinely warned about their risk of contracting CMV and passing it onto their babies - but they should be. 

Approximately six infants in every 1,000 live births will have a congenital-CMV infection. 
Most babies born with congenital-CMV are not affected in the long term, but for some the virus and can cause permanent disability, including hearing and vision loss, developmental delays, intracranial calcification, microcephaly (small head and brain), cerebral palsy and epilepsy. In rare cases the infection can be fatal. 
for more information, visit

Written by Brian Williams — June 11, 2018

Leave a comment

Please note: comments must be approved before they are published.

How YOUr PURchase ALso HELps..

At least 5% of All Purchase Proceeds are Annually Donated to The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. 100% of this donation will be used to fund NARSAD ( National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) Grants that Focus on Research and Development into the Prevention and Treatment of Serious Mental Illnesses and Conditions, such as Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective & Bipolar Disorders, Major Depression and Autism.