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
Moms/Caregivers/Teachers of toddlers at greater risk for cytomegalovirus (CMV), #1 birth defects virus, more common than Zika. Blog by Lisa Saunders, leader, Child Care Providers Education Committee, National CMV Foundation. A former licensed child care provider, Lisa didn’t know her occupational risk for CMV until after her daughter was born severely brain damaged from congenital CMV. Lisa helped Connecticut pass a CMV testing law, but CMV prevention remains little known.
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Foundation--mission is to prevent birth defects resulting from congenital CMV infection. http://www.congenitalcmv.org