While having a positive result for Group B Strep is not on its own a big deal, it
does require you to get may result in you getting* one or more rounds of antibiotics while in labor. This can be disruptive, annoying and even painful.
If you are GBS+, and your water breaks, you may need to make your way to hospital for these antibiotics right away, regardless of if you are contracting or not.
*See the CDC’s guidelines for Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease here.
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