Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Congenital CMV Books, Flyers, Videos

Want a fun, free fairytale about CMV prevention?
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FREE CMV Prevention Resources

The Congenital CMV Disease Research Clinic and Registry provides resources to share with women of childbearing age. In addition, the National CMV Foundation features CMV prevention flyers for downloadingYou can also print the CDC’s congenital CMV pamphlet in English or Spanish, found on the National Birth Defects Prevention Network website. Utah, the first state to pass a law requiring daycare providers are informed about CMV (2013), provides this brochure for childcare providers

Fun, Free Teaching Toolkit for Students and Their Families!
Miss Cup teaches germ prevention in educational coloring book, "Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale"

"Grandma" uses Miss Cup to enforce germ prevention and uses Mr. Knife's fear that the dish will run away with the spoon to teach table-setting in the educational coloring book,"Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale." FREE Teaching Toolkit includes;

Placemats: Side one: Placemat with tableware characters with space for your coloring artist's name (perfect for laminating and using as a table-setting reminder) plus there is space available for your organization's information if so desired before copying. Side two: Germ prevention tips and hand-washing instructions.

Video: Short introduction of  the tableware characters found in the educational coloring booklet, Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale, co-authored by Lisa Saunders, the parent representative of the Congenital Cytomegalovirus Foundation. 

(Ask your library to carry a copy of Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale, or contact for a free pdf version. If you would like to distribute the bound coloring book of Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale to daycare children and their families, they are available on Amazon or in bulk through

CMV Prevention Videos

Girl with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) set to song, "Voice for Sam" by Debra Lynn Alt. (L. Saunders, Producer) Retrieved from


Flyer created by the National CMV Foundation. Click for more downloadable CMV flyers

Saunders, L. (2016, December). Newsletter: Advocating for CMV awareness and policy. Mystic, Connecticut. Retrieved from Congenital CMV Newsletter:[UNIQID]

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