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What amounts and which types of probiotics are recommended in pregnanc

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3 years ago
I am 26 weeks pregnant with my third child and a recent test showed I had GBS infection. I currently live outside the US and my local doctor has recommended I take antibiotics. From everything I read on the Internet, their use to treat GBS during pregnancy is not recommended. The doctor laughed at the notion of having them administered intraveinously during labor, so I have decided to do all my best to obtain negative results before my next test at 35 weeks. I want to order some probiotics from the US, but don't know what I should look for. What brands, what kinds of strains, what amounts should I be looking for? Any other suggestions in fighting GBS naturally would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks.

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2 years ago
Group B Strep isn't affected by probiotics, it's a bacterial infection. There really isn't a whole lot you can or need to do during pregnancy. I had it with both my kids and I got IV penicillin while I was in labor. The anitbiotic passes through the placenta to the baby before it's born. Neither of my kids had any problems.

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