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December 8, 2019, 12:37 pm
‘A common bug could have killed my baby’

Awareness raising by the BBC today...

Group B Strep: ‘A common bug could have killed my baby’

A mother whose baby got meningitis because of Group B Strep says all pregnant women should be tested.

November 18, 2019, 12:21 pm

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November 14, 2019, 1:31 pm
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Get your test at It’s free to receive it - so you have nothing to lose...

Bethany, 'I wasn't forewarned about it by anyone, if I had I would have had the test done...A simple £11 test could help save lots of babies lives.'
#groupBStrep #groupBStrepsupport

November 14, 2019, 7:55 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Have you tested positive for Group B Strep? Get your free sticker...

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 ... See more

November 12, 2019, 1:15 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Did you know...

Carrying group B Strep does not mean you can't have a water birth.

Mum should be offered IV antibiotics asap once labour starts, and at regular intervals until birth, and keep the cannula ... See more

November 8, 2019, 9:25 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Did you know...?

If you carried group B Strep in your last pregnancy, you have approximately a 50/50 chance of carrying GBS in your next pregnancy.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep ... See more

November 6, 2019, 11:23 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Job vacancy at Group B Strep Support...

We are looking for a new Major Gifts Manager to work with us on a full or part time basis.

If you would like to receive a full job specification for this role or have a confidential conversation, ... See more

November 1, 2019, 12:40 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)



Health Minister Nadine Dorries has announced this morning that the GBS3 clinical trial of group B Strep testing has cleared the final regulatory hurdles and will begin in ... See more

October 27, 2019, 9:58 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

It’s only £35 to get our Gold Standard GBS processed at our accredited laboratory! The test is dispatched for FREE, so you can choose whether you want to take it. There is no obligation. As ... See more

Mum told us:

"Best £40 I've ever spent! There was a girl on the day unit and she said her baby nearly died from strep b. NHS need to test!"

Visit for where to get the ... See more

October 25, 2019, 1:14 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Friday fact...

Most babies are not affected by group B Strep, even when Mum is carrying the bacteria.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep

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