Tag: GBS

What you need to know about group B strep and pregnancy

What you need to know about group B strep and pregnancy

During your last trimester of pregnancy, you get a test for group B strep (also called GBS). GBS is a common type of bacteria that can cause infecti ...
Preventing infections during pregnancy

Preventing infections during pregnancy

February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention month. Here are some ways that you can try to prevent infections during pregnancy. Wash you ...
Silent but dangerous bacteria

Silent but dangerous bacteria

About 25% of pregnant women carry Group B streptococcus (also called Group B step or GBS). GBS may come and go quietly in your body without any sympto ...

Group B strep infection

Between 35-37 weeks of your pregnancy your prenatal care provider will test you for Group B strep. Group B streptococcus (also called Group B strep or ...