2016 Blog Posts

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This page has links to all of the blog posts published in 2016.

“Why doesn’t Group B Strep Support pay for ECM tests?”

October 14th, 2016|0 Comments

We are sometimes asked if we provide grants towards part or all of the cost of the private enriched culture medium (ECM) test for group B Strep carriage. This isn't something we do, or are currently planning to [...]

The More You Know…

October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

It's all about informed choice - get the facts & decide what's best for you & your baby Engagement on our social media pages is at an all-time high. We have noticed that there was a lot of misinformation being [...]

Joining a Maternity Services Liaison Committee (MSLC) by Guest Kim Poulton

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Group B Strep is the UK’s most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies, and the charity Group B Strep Support is very close to my heart. I found out I carried group B [...]

Success in a Group B Strep Legal Claim

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Guest blog from Stuart Bramley, Partner of Tozers www.tozers.co.uk Tozers LLP were recently successful in obtaining an admission of negligence in a complex claim where Alyssa Richardson developed the infection Group B Streptococcus (GBS) in the [...]

What Group B Strep meant for me as a soon to be father

July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Guest blogger - Han-Son, dad blogger at DaddiLife.com Follow the journey at https://www.facebook.com/daddilife/   The First Check Up It's April 2014, and Jess and I are just about over the ‘shock phase’ of being pregnant [...]

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Guest Blog: Planning a Fundraising Event by Jason Osborne

March 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Planning a charity event doesn’t have to be difficult – GBSS supporter Jason Osborne has done it and will tell you how… First Steps You’ve decided to help those involved with the Group B Strep Support [...]

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International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

February 1st, 2016|0 Comments

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month Facts from Group B Strep Support and Kicks Count As February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month, we teamed up with KicksCount, a fellow charity we highly respect, to provide information [...]