Group B Streptococcal Disease, Neonatal (Group B strep)

Neonatal group B streptococcal disease is caused by the bacteria group B streptococcus (also known as Streptococcus agalactiae). It can sometimes be found in the genital tract of healthy woman and can be passed to the baby during childbirth. It can cause sepsis (blood poisoning), pneumonia and sometimes meningitis in newborn infants.

 

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Webinar: The Neurobiology of Trauma, Attachment and Substance Use: How relationships built during the COVID-19 pandemic offer hope and healing

This webinar looks to answer how this can relate to an individual’s role as a home visitor and how to help support families to begin the healing process and recover. 

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Updated 22 Oct 2019