Group B Strep Awareness Month

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July is Group B Strep Awareness Month. It’s a great opportunity to raise vital awareness of group B Strep (use #GBSaware wherever you can), and to honour the babies who had group B Strep infection.

We want to raise as much awareness as possible, so that babies do not suffer preventable group B Strep infection, and to support families affected.

How you can make a difference:

Raise Awareness

Share our Group B Strep Awareness Month Facts a Day – we’ll be sharing these on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn at 7am every day during July (and slightly later on Instagram). Use the hashtags #GBSaware [...]

Pin badges & Wristbands

Wear your Group B Strep Awareness pin badge and wristband with pride! You can buy the pin badges here and wristbands here. You can also buy t-shirts (check out the larger sizes just in), polo shorts and running vests [...]

Take part in an event

You can join one of the following events which are taking place during Group B Strep Awareness Month: 1 July - 31 July -  The Big GBSS Bake Sale - Anywhere 2 July – Color Run Manchester [...]

Share your story

Taking part in Group B Strep Awareness Month this year – wearing a pin, taking part in a walk, or doing a skydive? We’d love to share what you’ve done and why. You’ll help inspire others to [...]


Please support us so we can continue our vital work. Every year, we talk to hundreds of families affected by group B Strep: on our phone helpline, on social media, in our online forums and [...]

Big GBSS Bake Sale

This July is an extra special time for us – it’s our 20th birthday! We are asking supporters everywhere to join in our birthday celebrations and host their own Big GBSS Bake Sale during the month [...]

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For more ideas and inspiration, please click on the ‘Get Involved’ tab at the top of this page, visit our Group B Strep Awareness Month Pinterest board, call us on 01444 416176, or email us at