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Navigating Conversations With Your Children About Congenital CMV

When a child in your family has been diagnosed with congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV), it can be a challenging and emotional journey. One of the toughest aspects of this experience is finding the right words to explain the condition to your other children. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of talking […]

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Supporting Siblings of Children with CMV

When a child is diagnosed with congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV), the focus understandably turns to providing the best care and support for the affected child. However, it’s crucial not to overlook the impact on their siblings. Siblings play a significant role in the lives of children with CMV and can be deeply affected by the diagnosis. […]

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Navigating the Challenges of Raising a Child With cCMV

Bringing a child into the world is a beautiful journey, but it can also be filled with unexpected challenges. For some parents, these challenges may include navigating the complex landscape of raising a child with congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV). In Canada, the CMV community is growing, and with it, the need for support and resources to […]

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Early Detection and Diagnosis of cCMV in Infants

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a common virus that can affect people of all ages. While it often goes unnoticed in healthy individuals, CMV can be particularly concerning when it affects infants. Early detection and diagnosis of CMV in infants are crucial for their overall health and well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance […]

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Understanding Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV): Causes and Symptoms

Welcome to the Canadian CMV Foundation’s blog! In our first post, we’ll dive into the important topic of congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV), shedding light on its causes and symptoms. CMV is a common virus that can have serious implications, particularly for pregnant women and their unborn babies. By understanding the basics of CMV, we can take […]

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