Group B Strep and Placenta Encapsulation Safety

https://placentaassociation.com/group-b-strep-placenta-encapsulation-safety-gbs/ The CDC released a case study on a newborn who had a recurrent GBS infection after the mother had her placenta encapsulated. It has left a lot of people asking… Can my placenta capsules make my baby sick? The short answer is: probably not. A well-trained placenta arts specialist will make sure that your …

Group B Streptococcus Screening For Pregnant Women ‘Not Recommended’ By National Screening Committee (In the UK)

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/group-b-streptococcus-screening_uk_58d2861ee4b0f838c62e49a4   Screening pregnant women for Group B streptococcus (GBS) is “not recommended” by the National Screening Committee (NSC). About 150,000 pregnant women carry GBS each year in the UK and, in some cases, will pass the bacteria to their baby in labour. In January 2016, a couple appealed for the pregnancy screening to be made …