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EBB 254 - Evidence on Group B Strep in Pregnancy

EBB 254 - Evidence on Group B Strep in Pregnancy

Update: 2023-02-081
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In this episode, we bring you the Evidence on Group B Strep in Pregnancy, in anticipation of the research update to the Signature Article on Group B Strep in Pregnancy.
 
This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. In today’s Part 1, we’ll be talking about:

  1. The evidence on GBS during pregnancy
  2. The evidence on testing for GBS
  3. The evidence on antibiotics, including the pros and cons of giving antibiotics during labor for GBS.

Content Warning: GBS-related stillbirth, infant death, critical illness of newborns, antibiotics, disparities, access to health care.

References and Resources: 

  • For a full list of scientific references, see the blog post that goes along with this episode here.
  • Find the CDC GBS Prevention App for Obstetric Providers here 
  • Find the ACOG GBS Prevention Guidelines here 
  • Listen EBB 87: Cristen Pascucci on How to Disagree on Birth Topics Respectfully! here
  • Go to our YouTube channel to see video versions of the episode listed above!!
  • For more information and news about Evidence Based Birth®, visit www.ebbirth.com.

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EBB 254 - Evidence on Group B Strep in Pregnancy

EBB 254 - Evidence on Group B Strep in Pregnancy