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I heard that once you have GBS in one pregnancy that all pregnancies afterwards will result in you having it. Is this true?

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zackaroosmom

Asked by zackaroosmom at 6:12 PM on Oct. 12, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • what is that? im ssorry lol
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 6:15 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • No, but you are more likely to have it is subsequent pregnancies.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 6:19 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • Once you have GBS you may always have it, some women are carriers of the bactieria.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:54 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • Is it Group Strep B that you are talking about ? If it is in my case yes , I had it with my last two kids and had to get antibiotics before I delivered so I wouldn't pass it on to them .
    katherine4

    Answer by katherine4 at 6:59 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • My mom was postitive for all 7 of her kids.. So since I got a positive with my daughter I fully expect to have it with all my other pregnancies..
    babybones87

    Answer by babybones87 at 7:41 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • yes i'm talking about group b strep. i didn't have it with my first, but i had it with my 2nd.
    zackaroosmom

    Answer by zackaroosmom at 7:42 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

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