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April 15, 2019, 8:35 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

If Mum is carrying group B Strep, IV antibiotics at the start of labour or waters breaking, massively reduces the risk of baby developing GBS infection.
#GBSAware #groupBStrep

April 10, 2019, 2:25 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Order a free awareness pack from Group B Strep Support (GBSS)...

Order a FREE GBS Awareness Pack for your local GP surgery, Pharmacy, Office, School or Nursery #GBSAware https://gbss.org.uk/product/awareness-pack/

April 5, 2019, 9:56 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Giving intravenous antibiotics during labour to women who are known to carry group B Strep has been shown to reduce the chance of the baby developing GBS infection by 80%.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep ... See more

April 3, 2019, 11:38 am

Lovely message from a mum-to-be this morning... 😀
I got the result through as negative so it gives me some peace of mind. But thanks for all you do! I wouldn’t have known it in layman’s terms ... See more

April 3, 2019, 9:22 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Please share - you really could save a life...

Knowing the signs of group B Strep infection can save babies' lives. Like & Share #GBSaware #SavingBabiesLives

April 1, 2019, 10:21 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Iwan Thomas will be bravely sharing his story again today on Radio 2 today. Thank you Iwan.

The fabulous Olympic sprinter Iwan Thomas will be talking to The Jeremy Vine show at around 1pm today on BBCRadio2.

Among other things, he'll be talking about his gorgeous Teddy, and the group B ... See more

March 29, 2019, 3:12 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

1 in 4 pregnant women carries #groupBStrep with no side effects or symptoms. Carrying GBS is completely natural, but it can occasionally cause serious infections in newborn babies #WhyGuess #GBSAware

March 26, 2019, 9:42 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Really helpful video... please watch and share.

Sometimes it can be difficult to explain to others about why knowing about group B Strep is so important. This short video does it very ... See more

March 18, 2019, 8:48 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

This is why it is so important to get tested....
www.GroupBStrepTest.co.uk

Group B Strep infections in babies - on average in the UK:

2 babies a day develop GBS infection
1 baby a week dies from GBS infection
1 baby a week survives GBS infection with disability

Yet most ... See more

March 9, 2019, 2:43 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Are YOU Strep B Aware...?

Pregnant? 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 ... See more

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