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#starttheGBSconversation

In June 2018, we launched a movement inspired by Molly, a GBS mom, to encourage people to #starttheGBSconversation. The goal of our #starttheGBSconversation campaign is to simply get people talking about GBS in their communities and to encourage perinatal healthcare providers to talk to their patients about GBS disease prevention. A simple conversation can have a big impact! 

Since last June, we have watched the GBS community grow and relationships with other perinatal communities form - all thanks to support from people like you. We have big things coming in July for International Group B Strep Awareness Month, so we want to encourage everyone to continue to #starttheGBSconversation and support GBS awareness in any way possible!

Learn more about how to #starttheGBSconversation 
GBS awareness materials and #starttheGBSconversation products (shoelaces, stickers, temporary tattoos, and more!) can be ordered from our online store below.
 

 
To order GBS awareness materials and have them delivered straight to you, please visit our online store
If you prefer to download awareness materials straight to your computer, you can do so HERE.
 Please email info@gbs-intl.org with any questions or special requests. 
We are proud to announce that our GBS awareness brochure
 “Help protect your baby from Group B Strep (GBS)"
is now available to be downloaded in Spanish!
Like to learn more about prenatal infection prevention and loss support?
Presentations from both of our past online symposiums can still be viewed for CME credit!
Learning about prenatal-onset group B strep disease, from the 2018
Learn about prenatal infection at the 2019 Prenatal Infection Prevention Symposium 
Group B Strep International is a nonprofit organization, depending on the generosity of our supporters. To help us further our mission of spreading GBS awareness and prevention worldwide, we graciously ask that you consider making a donation.
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Upcoming Awareness Efforts

GBSI board members, Dr. James A. McGregor and Marti Perhach, will be presenting at the Stillbirth Summit, June 19-21, 2019!
 
  • Does successful shared decision-making (SDM) obviate the need for signed consent prior to fetal membrane sweeping (FMS) to induce labor? (oral presentation by Dr. McGregor) 
  • How does nonmedical (doula) supportive participation improve birthing outcomes? What about stillbirth and group B strep results? (poster presentation by Dr. McGregor)
  • Preconception care can reduce risk of stillbirth (poster presentation by Dr. McGregor)
  • Reducing Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Complicated Grief (CG) after Stillbirth (SB): a Logic Model-informed Research Agenda (poster presentation by Dr. McGregor)
  • Prompting parent prenatal infection prevention using the mnemonic “HYGIENE” (poster presentation by Marti Perhach)
Thank you to everyone who participated in February as International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month and shared our resources!
To contact us, please email info@gbs-intl.org
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