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I'm not sure where to post this, but ...<br>
I have tested positive for GBS and have been doing some research to find out more about it. Searching the internet I've found (in a nutshell) that women who carry GBS in their systems for awhile form antibodies to it. These antibodies are then transmitted across the placenta to the baby during the last 8 weeks of pregnancy. Babies who are born with these antibodies have a much lower risk of getting GBS complications. I am wondering if there is a way to test for these antibodies. I'm assuming this would be done with a simple blood test, but my midwives have never heard of any tests like this. Do any of you have thoughts or experiance with this? I have one week before my due date and am desperately trying to find alternatives to IV antibiotics. Thanks!
 

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Unfortunately, I know nothing about gbs antibodies, but i would suggest you to check this thread: <a href="http://mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?s=&threadid=11803" target="_blank">http://mothering.com/discussions/sho...threadid=11803</a> it might not hurt to try to use what DirtyHippy did.
 

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CircleOLifeMidwife,<br>
just wanted to say thank you for the info.
 
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