Strep B – Birth Defect Prevention for Expecting Parents

Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a bacterial illness that can cause life-threatening infections in newborns. Exposed newborns can suffer from sepsis (blood poisoning), pneumonia, and/or meningitis. For the “pregnant women, GBS can cause bladder infections, womb infections (amnionitis, endometritis), and stillbirth” (CDC). GBS can be treated with antibiotics.

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