July 28, 2011

Group B Strep Awareness Month

July is almost over, but it's Group B Strep Awareness Month.

I'm sure you were probably tested before giving birth and didn't think anything of it. I know I didn't. I was told if I tested positive, I would be given antibiotics during labour. I figured it's probably not a big deal. I was negative anyway, but I never realized until I read this article how horrible and deadly it can be - even if you test negative.

Click on the link to read a story of one woman's loss and tremendous courage to continue to educate others.

Pass it on to all the expectant moms you know.

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