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Is the only way to get Group b Strep through sexual transmission.

how do you get it if you didn't have it with a previous pregnancy

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Asked by Nevaehsmom25 at 6:40 PM on Jul. 3, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I thought Group B was not sexually transmitted? I could be wrong, but as far as I know, we all have it living in our intestines and gastric area. It comes out through stool and can sometimes colonize and move into the vaginal area. I thought it was just a thing that happens randomly to some women? I don't know if I'm right though. And yes I have heard some women getting Group B after a previous pregnancy.

    Answer by Ash9724 at 6:43 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • the above post is right.

    Answer by vabchmommy at 7:01 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • All women have the bacteria it just some have more than others and to much can make a baby sick when it is born. My mom had 6 kids and she only had Group B strep with one so you can have it with one pregnancy and not another.

    Answer by Abbysmommy321 at 10:54 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

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