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Old 09-19-2010, 06:31 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I've read numerous places the the GBS swab is valid for 4 weeks or so. If you go much beyond your due date, is it necessary to repeat it? My midwife hasn't mentioned it, but I'm wondering.

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Old 09-19-2010, 08:52 AM
 
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my midwife wont but I have been negative for all three pregnancies.

they didnt repeat for DS either though he was born more than 4 weeks later.

I would think MAYBE if you tested positive they might, but most will just go with whatever the first test said.

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