What’s a girl to do? Making sense of the Group B Strep confusion

February 3rd, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink

If you happen to be confused by discussions about Group B Strep, you’re not alone. This article, published by Midwifery Today, and by Mothering Magazine goes through the commonly-known, and some of the lesser-known facts about this bacteria (which, by the way, is different from the one that causes strep throat). Should I test for it? Should I have IV antibiotics if I test positive? What are the risks to my baby and myself? These questions and more are explored in the following article.