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August 24, 2019, 12:11 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

This is the ONLY test we offer. It’s free to get the test and you only pay when you send the test to the laboratory...

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

#GBSaware #groupBStrep ... See more

August 16, 2019, 8:16 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Can any of our followers help...?

We are looking for stories where mums have taken a specific test for group B Strep, tested positive, received antibiotics in labour and all has been well with your baby.

If this has been your ... See more

August 11, 2019, 6:28 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Any questions...?

Do you have a question about group B Strep? Ask us here, or email us at (or call us weekdays on 01444 416176).


August 9, 2019, 8:29 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

What a fantastic idea. Are you GBS positive? Here’s how to get your sticker...

We provide thousands & 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 ... See more

July 23, 2019, 9:44 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

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

July 15, 2019, 11:52 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

We are very proud to support GBS Awareness Month...

Help us reach as many people as possible this month by downloading our poster and taking a selfie holding it saying "I am proud to support Group B strep Awareness Month" and then sharing it on your ... See more

July 11, 2019, 7:20 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Did you know...

One in four women carries group B Strep. Find out the key points at #GBSAM19

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

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