Educate. Vaccinate. Eradicate.


Thanks to Helen Peebles & her team for arranging such a fantastic day!


Wednesday, 18th November 2015, CMV Action was invited along to The Listening for Life Centre at Bradford Royal Infirmary. It was a day for professionals, focusing on CMV & Sensory Integration. With a boy as sensitive as my Mike, this was just up my street and I jumped at the chance to speak on behalf of CMV Action. Continue reading

Time for Nursery already?

Mike showing off his climbing skills...
Mike showing off his climbing skills…

Two months in to feeding therapy, we had a little holiday. First night home and Mike was really sick, like he had a bug. I remember my anxiety rising quickly and before I knew it, I was saying out loud to Dad; “this is it, back to hospital, the tube will be going back in.” Continue reading

We need to #TalkAboutCMV


My little Mike, a born survivor xxx
My little Mike, a born survivor x

Mike’s birth was nothing but dramatic, the moment my waters broke they were thick with meconium. I was allowed to labour but the doctors struggled to keep a good trace on Mike’s heart and so he was born by emergency caesarean section. Continue reading