Is it mandatory to be tested for group b strep while pregnant?

Answer No, but in fact it does cause some women and their babies serious problems. And in many countries unfortunately testing isn't even available. Find more information at:webmd. com www.gbsa.orgwww.gbs... 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 »

How do you get rid of strep throat while pregnant?

No, ibuprofen is perfectly safe for you and your baby during pregnancy and even afterwards, as long as you follow the directions on the packaging. Think, what does the hospital give babies when the... Read More »

What is group beta strep?

Group B (beta) strep is a strain of bacteria normally found in the intestines and lower genital tract. This infection can be deadly for newborns, the elderly and adults with weakened immune systems... Read More »

Does the group B strep test hurt?

On One Hand: Procedure overviewThe group B strep test involves the swabbing of a pregnant woman's vagina and rectum during her 35th to 37th week of pregnancy. The swab is then sent to a laboratory ... Read More »