Thread: Group B Strep
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:38 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by lifeacoustic
I was Strep B positive and I refused antibiotics. I had a beautiful natural birth and everything was fine. I agree with happy2bamommy on all accounts. You can treat yourself naturally prior to your labor. Also, there isn't any way of knowing whether you are positive at the time of birth - that's just a guess based on the prior month, but the flora is always changing. I recommend looking at statistics and doing more research before you decide. Sounds like your gut was telling you what you are comfortable with.
Where did you birth? I do agree with alternate methods and it is what my midwives do at home but OP is birthing in a hospital and I think if she refuses they would treat the baby with the antibiotics and a NICU stay or worse.
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