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Group B Streptococcus

Group B Streptococcus - Symptoms

Group B Streptococcus - How to prevent?

Group B Streptococcus - Causes and Risk Factors

Group B Streptococcus - Treatments

To reduce the risk of infecting the baby, antibiotics will be administered to expectant mothers via a drip into your vein (intravenous-IV) throughout the labour or if the membranes rupture (water breaks) early. Antibiotics are not given before labour because they are not effective at this time and the bacteria may grow again before labour begins.

The antibiotics chosen are safe for both yourself and the baby, but some will experience a small risk of allergy reactions and temporary side effects.

You may consult your doctor for further advice.


Group B Streptococcus - Preparing for surgery

Group B Streptococcus - Post-surgery care

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