Caring Matters Now

Arizona’s Ink

As I’m sure all parents of children with CMN feel, it was a shock when Arizona was born with a large birth mark on her back. Although our midwifery and paediatric teams were fantastic, they hadn’t seen CMN before and were unsure of what it was. We were eventually referred to Caring Matters Now and…

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Jamie’s Story

Jamie’s Story

My name is Jamie, I am 15 years old, live in Croydon and am in year 10. I have a large CMN on my back and I have had 2 operations to remove CMN on my face. I have had a lot of experience Caring Matters Now, all positive, and I’m going to do the…

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Luke

Luke’s Story

Hello, my name is Luke. I am 21 years old. I have been involved with Caring Matters Now since 9 months old when my parents reached out to try and find information about the birthmark I was birth with on the left side of my face, ear and scalp. One of my first ever procedures…

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2021 Annual CMN Conference Review

2021 Annual CMN Conference Review

Our annual conference took place on Friday 7th May – Sunday 9th May. During the 3-day conference we hosted 16 online events via zoom, catering for 598 members. Every family and individual who registered to attend the conference received a welcome pack in the post, which include event goodies for the specific events they were…

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Ethan-Blake

Ethan-Blake’s Story

Ethan-Blake was born on September 12th 2015 with a birthmark covering the whole of his back from his shoulders to his bottom and around his sides. After a few days of worrying and wondering we met a paediatrician who was able to diagnose him with Congenital Melanocytic Naevi (CMN) and then at 18 months with…

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