2014 Blog Posts

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Group B Strep Awareness Month is over for another year ….

July 31st, 2017|0 Comments

but there's still much to be done. Here are some Quick facts about group B Strep: Group B Strep is a common bacterium, carried normally by around 25% of men and women, usually [...]

GUEST BLOG: Katy Cossham – the personal impact of group B Strep

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

  Prior to the birth of my third baby I had never heard of Strep B. I like to read, listen to the radio, keep up with the news, am married to a doctor, [...]

July is Group B Strep Awareness Month

June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Group B Strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies in the UK, and the most common cause of meningitis in babies under age 3 months[1]. And the number [...]

To change is difficult. Not to change is fatal.

December 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

“To change is difficult. Not to change is fatal.” William Pollard Guidelines for group B Strep screening and education. First and foremost, we must remind everyone that routine screening of all pregnant women for group [...]

…it’s not like the #27 bus

November 13th, 2014|0 Comments

It is time to address an issue that has comes up quite regularly. It is the question of ‘transience’ and confusion surrounding that particular word. We hear from mums as well as their health professionals [...]

A Simple Test to Save a Life

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

*Welcome to the GBSS Blog/ Editor’s Note: We have been going back and forth with the idea of a blog for a while. It seemed the only thing missing from our online repertoire and yet [...]