Dr Sara Wickham looks at studies exploring the evidence for GBS screening and treatment.
Screening and the consequences of knowledge
Is it always good to know things, just because we can? Sara Wickham explores this idea in a series of blog posts about the consequences of knowledge.
Group B Strep resources
This post offers links to all of the group B strep resources on Sara Wickham’s website, including articles, blog posts and a few external resources.
Bacteria and the Microbiome – Resources
Sara Wickham offers an overview of bacteria and microbiome related resources along with the story of her knitted bacteria and some ideas for their use!
Sara Wickham’s books are now available on Kobo!
Sara Wickham’s most recent books are now available in electronic form on Kobo, as well as in paperback and on Kindle.
Giant Breakthrough in Screening or Great Big Stressor?
Sara Wickham’s 2004 article in which she looks at the pros and cons of offering screening for the group B strep bacteria in pregnancy.
Group B Strep and Chlorhexidine
Dr Sara Wickham looks at chlorhexidine and GBS, considering the evidence and possible risks but also the context in which women turn to it.
How to spot signs of infection in babies
A tool to help parents learn to identify signs of infection in babies. Dr Sara Wickham’s colourful graphic shows what we need to look out for.
Updated UK GBS guideline
Sara Wickham looks at the updated UK GBS guideline and what it means for women and their decision making during pregnancy and birth.
Who safeguards mothers?
Who safeguards mothers, asks Sara Wickham. Especially those who want to decline treatment for things like GBS and are treated badly as a consequence.