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cre8tivem July 1st, 2009 09:37 PM

Update on GBS status
So I got unexpectedly told that I had GBS in my urine after a routine urine culture early in pregnancy. I have always declined the swab later in pregnancy, so I was not anticipating that diagnosis. I declined the anti-biotic they reccomended and did some natural remedies with my natropath and went back for another urine culture a month later to see if they worked.

It came back clean! I had no bacteria whatsoever in my urine, so as of now I am GBS free. I am planning on continuing treatment to keep it away.

My midwife asked if I was interested in the swab test they do at 36 weeks and I declined it. I see no real point in doing it, I'm going to decline the Iv anti-biotic either way, and I'm planning on continuing natropathic treatment either way. Is there any reason I should do the swab test for GBS at this point?

Martina July 1st, 2009 09:40 PM

Re: Update on GBS status
I dont see the point, I didnt get that test this pregnancy because I wouldnt get antibiotics during labour anyway.

which remedies are you using?

inyourhonor July 1st, 2009 09:41 PM

Re: Update on GBS status
I would just keep up with what you're doing and deny the test when it comes up again. Glad you're GBS free for now!

cre8tivem July 2nd, 2009 09:36 AM

Re: Update on GBS status
I take Colloidal Silver every day, as well as Vitamin C and a good probiotic. That was it, but it seems to be working. My Natropath said that this particular brand of Silver is really good.

_Brandy_ July 2nd, 2009 09:46 AM

Re: Update on GBS status
Great news!

soImarriedAnerd July 2nd, 2009 12:42 PM

Re: Update on GBS status
:cheer: I would skip the swab also.

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