Parents need good information to help them to spot the signs of infection in babies.
I wrote about this in Group B Strep Explained.
That document called for all pregnant women to be provided with appropriate information about GBS. This is both to support decision making and to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the infection in babies.
Here, I am sharing a graphic which I use with midwives and birth folk. It’s a tool for discussion of the signs and symptoms that they may wish to discuss with parents.
There’s a bit more on this in my book, Group B Strep Explained. This book was written to help parents, professionals and birth workers to understand the issues and the evidence relating to screening and prophylaxis (prevention) for group B strep. You can find out more about the book here.