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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

May 14, 2019, 6:45 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Wow!!! Absolutely awesome news from GBSS today...

DELIGHTED that a major clinical trial has been funded by the National Institute for Health Research to see if testing pregnant women is a better way to prevent #groupBStrep infection in newborn ... See more

May 13, 2019, 8:54 am
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

May 3, 2019, 7:13 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Please read and share. This is an extremely rare case. Thank you to the brave family for sharing their tragic story of baby Fleur’s death.

We were very sorry to hear of baby Fleur's death as a result of group B Strep infection. The family's tragedy is extremely sad and rare, our hearts go out to Emily, Ashley, Laila and Rhys.

Our Chief ... See more

May 2, 2019, 10:42 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

An update from Iwan Thomas on how his little man is doing ❤️

Iwan Thomas has given an update on his four-month-old baby, Teddy’s, health following a terrifying diagnosis of group B Strep soon after the Olympic sprinter’s son was born in December. ... See more

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