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strep b test positive is that dangerous for the baby and sho mq Due December 21 (girl); 1 child; Ontario, California 11 posts
5th Dec '12

I went to the doctors last week and he tested me for that strep b well today i went back to the doctors and he said i came up positive for it im 37 weeks pregnant should i be worried and is it harmful for the baby and if it is how harmful??? im really scared now somebody help ease my mind please!!!!

Vivialopod 2 kids; Vantaa, Finland 42775 posts
5th Dec '12

They'll give you an antibiotic in your IV during labor. The risk is miniscule.

MommaNoodle 2 kids; Pennsylvania 13115 posts
5th Dec '12

if you test positive for group b, they will just give you a shot before you give birth and that will protect the baby.

Vanilla MILFshake. 1 child; Georgia 5430 posts
5th Dec '12

A lot of women have it. It just means you have to be on antibiotics during labor and that will protect the baby from catching it or anything like that.

Stephanie +3 3 kids; Michigan 42 posts
5th Dec '12

no it is not dangerous at all! all they are gonna do is when you go into the hospital to deliver they will give you an IV antibiotic.

Leslie_marie Due January 9 (girl); 1 child; Southport, North Carolina 61 posts
5th Dec '12

had it with my first. just got medicine in IV. when he was born he only had a fever of 102 so they kept us an extra day to watch him. but thats it.

mq Due December 21 (girl); 1 child; Ontario, California 11 posts
5th Dec '12

thanks ladies just a lil nervous dont know to much about it you guys are life savers!!!