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5 days ago

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Throwing any ink cartridges out?Did you know you can support Group B Strep Support by recycling your used inkjet cartridges through Recycle4Charity?

Visit www.recycle4charity.co.uk/Register/C629 and raise important funds to help prevent #groupBStrep infection in babies.
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1 week ago

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A great way to help raise awareness of GBS if you have had experience of it...🎓👨‍👩‍👦 Help educate others.
Would you let us record you speaking about your family’s experience of group B Strep infection via 🎬Zoom?

We have a number of short sessions (5-15 minutes) for parents to highlight first-hand the impact of GBS infection and the importance of knowing about it at conferences and midwife training.

If you’re interested, please email us at 📩admin@gbss.org.uk.
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4 weeks ago

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Key information ⬇️Would you know the key signs of late-onset group B Strep infection (occurring in a baby's aged 7-90 days?

Read more at gbss.org.uk/info-support/group-b-strep-infection/group-b-strep-infection-in-babies-know-the-sympt...
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1 month ago

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For healthcare professionals...The online group B Strep course we developed in partnership with @MicrobirthMovie @OneWorldBirth is available!

For doctors, midwives, nurses & other health workers, it's full of the key information on #groupBStrep.

Find out more at microbirth.teachable.com/?affcode=95551_kqvvv5n8
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1 month ago

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Friday fact...The ECM test, designed specifically to detect group B Strep carriage, is much better at finding GBS than a standard HVS.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep gbss.org.uk/info-support/group-b-strep-testing/should-i-get-a-group-b-strep-test/
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1 month ago

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Fact Friday...Carrying group B Strep this or in your previous pregnancy increases the risk that your baby will develop GBS infection. When you know, you can make an informed decision about the options available to you.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep gbss.org.uk/info-support/about-group-b-strep/what-is-group-b-strep/
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2 months ago

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So as we find ourselves back in lockdown, I just wanted to let you know that our Group B Strep Testing kits are being dispatched and processed by the laboratory as normal.
Stay safe everyone 🤰
www.GroupBstrepTest.co.uk
#groupbstrep #StrepB #freegbstest
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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! Please note that any Group B Strep Test orders placed now will be dispatched until Tuesday 29th December.
www.GroupBStrepTest.co.uk
#groupbstrep #gbstest
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2 months ago

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Thank you Group B Strep Support (GBSS) for your newsletter. Looking forward to reading it 📖☕️
#gbstest #GBSaware #StrepB
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2 months ago

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Are you going to be a Mummy...?
#GBSaware #GBS #gbstestPregnant? Group B Strep Aware?

Many women carry group B Strep naturally
Usually causes no problems, but can be devastating
Most common cause of serious infection in newborn babies
Most group B Strep infections in babies are preventable
Your knowledge can help protect your baby

For more information, visit gbss.org.uk/info-support/community/book-of-experience/submit-your-story/
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3 months ago

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Please, please, please order your Group B Strep kit in plenty of time! ⏳ You may have read in the press today that Royal Mail are struggling with deliveries at the moment 😞 If you are concerned about timescale when returning the test back to the laboratory over the holiday, you can always use Special Delivery next day but, unfortunately, this would be at your own expense. ✉️
www.GroupBStrepTest.co.uk
#gbstest #GBS #GBS
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3 months ago

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I often get asked 'what is in your free group strep testing kit'? So to answer your questions, I have put a blog post together outlining exactly what you receive in the GBS Test kit. I hope it's helpful!
www.groupbstreptest.co.uk/whats-in-our-group-b-strep-kit/
#groupbstrep #whyguess #GBSS #gbstest #GBS #FreeGbs
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3 months ago

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Friday Fact...Group B Strep infection is diagnosed with the bacteria are grown from samples taken from sterile sites, eg blood, urine, etc.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep gbss.org.uk/info-support/group-b-strep-testing/should-i-get-a-group-b-strep-test/
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4 months ago

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Can you support Group B Strep Support (GBSS) by purchasing their lovely Christmas cards?! 🎄🤶🎄🎁 We need your support. Help save babies' lives and donate to charity with these great GBSS Christmas cards, available to buy at: gbss.org.uk/shop/ 🎄🎁 ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

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Please, please sign and share this important petition to get pregnant women the testing they deserve ✅Have you already signed this petition asking that women be offered testing for group B Strep carriage during pregnancy? If you haven't, please do.

And everyone, please tell others so they can sign it the petition too: www.change.org/p/nhs-provide-tests-for-group-b-strep-to-prevent-any-more-avoidable-deaths-of-newb...
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4 months ago

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FREE sticker for your medical file if you are Group B Strep positive 👍We provide thousands of these fab stickers free to the NHS - they're used on handheld notes of pregnant women who should be offered antibiotics in labour against #groupBStrep infection in their newborn baby.

We also provide them to pregnant women - order FREE from gbss.org.uk/product/alert-sticker/
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5 months ago

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Friday Fact...Signs of #groupBStrep infection in babies can be subtle - download our poster & stick it on your fridge!

gbss.org.uk/product/free-poster-symptoms-of-group-b-strep-infection-in-babies/

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5 months ago

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Fact on Friday...All pregnant women should be provided with an information leaflet on group B Strep.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep gbss.org.uk/product/free-leaflet-group-b-strep-and-pregnancy/
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