How dangerous is Group B Strep for a baby during labor?

Answer Group B Streptococcus (GBS or Strep B) is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies - however, most of these horrible infections can be prevented. Many western countries... Read More »

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Are there any dangers in transmitting Group G strep to a baby if you have Group G strep infection in your genital tract?

If you need medication because you have worms you have to ask your doctor what to take. This one is not recommended for pregnant women. If you are looking for a way to terminate the pregnancy (abo... Read More »

Is group b strep hereditary I had it during my pregnancy will my sister have it during her pregnancy?

I had group b during my first pregnancy, but negative on my second and third. Weird huh?! It's not hereditary. It's something that comes and goes on it's own. Now it's something that they take care... Read More »

Where does the baby come out during labor?

A baby exits a woman's body by way of the vagina.

Will using an IV for pain during labor hurt the baby?

Intravenous pain medications have certain side effects. Most of the ones used in labor and delivery are not harmful to the fetus.