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July 9, 2019, 7:25 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Did you know...?

Breastfeeding has not been shown to increase the risk of group B Strep infection, and it offers many benefits to both you and your baby. Find out more at #GBSAM19

July 7, 2019, 3:10 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

This will depend on whether you received antibiotics during labour or have previously had a baby who had group B Strep infection. Find out more at ... See more

July 2, 2019, 10:45 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Group B Strep in the news....

"Nothing can bring Hollie back, but if Northern Ireland introduced routine screening, other babies like Hollie would be protected and other families wouldn't have to go through the heartbreak we ... See more

July 1, 2019, 8:55 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

It’s Group B Strep Awareness month...

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is one of the many bacteria that normally live in our bodies and is carried by one in four women in the UK. Find out more at ... See more

June 30, 2019, 8:07 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

July is GBS Awareness Month...

Group B Strep Awareness Month starts tomorrow!

Please help us reach as many people as possible during Group B Strep Awareness month by sharing our facts and stories on your social media accounts ... See more

June 11, 2019, 3:14 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Why guess when you can test...?

To find out your group B Strep carriage status, you have to test each pregnancy - carrying or not carrying in one pregnancy is not a good predictor of carriage in the next.

Why guess when you can ... See more

June 10, 2019, 9:31 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Of course, we ONLY distribute the ECM Gold Standard Test.

Which is the best test for GBS carriage? The ECM test is the internationally recognised 'Gold Standard' test for group B strep #WhyGuess #GBSAware #groupBStrep

May 31, 2019, 11:31 am

Lovely message from a mum-to-be this morning...

Hi I found your website from google after looking into strep b testing. A friend of mine lost her baby last year so I understand them importance of ... See more

May 23, 2019, 9:25 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

If you need advice about Group B Strep these are the people to talk to...

We provide help and support to families, especially those suffering the devastating consequences of a group B Strep infection.

We provide expectant parents with information on testing and how to ... See more

May 20, 2019, 3:32 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

"You should be offered antibiotics through a drip during labour if you have had a GBS-positive swab or urine test from an NHS or other accredited laboratory" Source: RCOG/GBSS leaflet on GBS

For ... See more

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