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Health Observance: July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria that can be passed from mother to baby during labor and delivery. GBS infection in newborns can be serious—even life threatening—but it can be prevented with testing and treatment. 

For more information, go to FAQ105 Group B Strep and Pregnancy

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