Common Bacteria is Bad for Baby
A bacteria that is carried by many of us with no harmful effects can be very serious for your baby. Group B strep (GBS) usually lives in the GI tract but only seems to cause problems in pregnant women, the elderly, and those with a low resistance to infections such as a person with AIDS, cancer or diabetes.
Group B Strep in Pregnancy
Is there anything I can do while I'm pregnant to reduce the risk of passing this on to my baby? A question and answer by Barbara Parker, RN, ARNP, CNM
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