GBS positive? Concerned about testing GBS positive?

There are always choices, and using Hibiclens instead of routine antibiotics during labor is proven as effective as antibiotic use. Here is the regimen that US midwives use, patterned after European nations Hibiclens standard. Hibiclens is available over-the-counter. You can also use Hibiclens before a GBS swab to test negative. Learn more about the use of Hibiclens: Chlorhexidine (Hibiclens) Protocol for Labor Among GBS Positive Women. As always, discuss the use of Hibiclens with your care provider as your alternative to antibiotics. To learn more about GBS, this is a well researched article from the same blog: Treating GBS (Group B Strep): Are Antibiotics Necessary?

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