PREGNANCY HEALTH

July is Group B Strep Awareness Month, something UK charity Group B Strep Support (GBSS) runs every year to improve awareness in parents and families.

 

Group B Strep (GBS) is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies, leading to sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis. During July, around 62 babies will develop a group B Strep infection. On average, two babies each day in the UK develop GBS infection. Tragically, each week, one baby dies from a GBS infection and one other is left with a life-changing disability. READ MORE...

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GBS Awareness Month

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