GROUP B STREP FAQs - What's New
FAQ's and Links
Added Update to Notice regarding the upcoming change in the CDC guidelines on the
Main page. Added Notice of Group B Strep Awareness Month in July and Plan of Action on the
Main page. Added Jesse Cause Group B Strep Ribbon to the
Main page. Added
Random Poll and to the Main page. Added
Alternatives and Homebirth pages to the Main page
added to the Main page.
Added Notice regarding the upcoming change in the CDC guidelines on the
Main page. Added a new page with an
Previous GBS Baby from Lisa Porter to moms who are expecting after a previously infected baby. Added a new link to the
Jesse Cause GBS brochure. This site has a list of newborn symptoms. Removed the Nav Bar link to
Midwife Archives on GBS . This page is still linked on the Resources/News page, but has been removed as a main link due to the unreliability of the information. This link will be displayed only with a caveat on this site regarding the reiability and accuracy of the information. Put the in-site links in a more prominent place on the main page titled Mom to Mom. These links are not written by medical professionals, but answer some of the more common questions asked by moms.
Refined the wording on the
Group B Strep Positive page. Added a new page with an
Open Letter from Lisa Porter to GBS+ moms who may be frignened by the knowledge of their GBS status.
Added a link to a page of
Canadian Resources on Group B Strep to the Resource/News page. Added the following links to the Resource/News page
National Centre for Streptococcus -Canada
The Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada - Group B Strep
Group B streptococcal Resources from MatWeb
Group B Strep from The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba
Canada Communicable Disease Report - Volume 22-6, 15 March 1996
Canadian Medical Association Journal 2001;164(4):479-85
Paediatr Child Health 1999;4(7):465-469
Paediatr Child Health 1999;4(4):257-263
Added new Medscape Article to
Resources/News page Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease, Tamara Walker, MD, Benjamin Estrada, MD, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Infections in Medicine, Infect Med 18(9):419-427, 2001. © 2001 Cliggott Publishing Co., Division of SCP/Cliggott Communications, Inc.
Added an Alternative Remedy section to the Resources/News page with links to Gloria Lemay's Holistic Approach and
GBS and Homebirth - Notes from Midwifery Today
Changed the links for the
Ivillage page to one ParentsPlace repository. Added the ivillage logo to the
Resource/News page. Changed the format of the Add a Link option on the Resource/News page
Bravenet's What's New Email Notification for changes to this page. Added Bravenet's Free for All Links for visitors to add their own GBS related link to the Resource/News page.
Redesigned the Navigation bar. Added What's New. Removed Geocities GBS Links page.
Added sources to GBS in the Urine FAQ. Added Interventions/Inductions Page.