Group B Strep Infection | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Is testing for group B strep infection a standard part of my prenatal care?
  • When should I schedule the test?
  • What do my test results mean?
  • If I have group B strep, how do we keep my baby from getting it too?
  • Will I need antibiotics? Are they safe for the baby?
  • Will I need a C-section, or can I still deliver my baby vaginally?

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Reviewed/Updated: 05/14
Created: 09/00