Nicholas has congenital CMV. Most of his days are spent in a doctor's office. He has difficulty hearing, he has cerebral palsy and deals with seizures
Caregivers/teachers/moms of toddlers at greater risk for cytomegalovirus (CMV), #1 birth defects virus, more common than Zika. Blog maintained by Lisa Saunders, leader of Child Care Providers Education Committee, National CMV Foundation. Lisa, a former licensed child care provider, didn’t know her occupational risk for CMV until after her daughter was born severely brain damaged from congenital CMV. Although Lisa helped Connecticut pass a CMV testing law, CMV prevention remains little known.
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Foundation--mission is to prevent birth defects resulting from congenital CMV infection. http://www.congenitalcmv.org