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Pregnancy Spotlight: Group B Strep

Every day, our nurses and attorneys receive calls from expectant mothers with concerns about symptoms they’re experiencing during their pregnancy. They’re curious if their symptoms are normal, and they wonder what their next steps should be. Patients should always visit a medical professional with concerns like these and receive appropriate care for maternal-fetal conditions and…

Sepsis & Septic Shock in Babies are Often Preventable: Mismanaged Pregnancy Infections & Central Line Infections are Common Causes

Award-Winning Cerebral Palsy Lawyers Helping Children Affected by Sepsis, Septic Shock, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) & Meningitis | Serving Michigan, Ohio, Washington, D.C. & All 50 States Septic shock is a very serious condition that can develop shortly after birth and severely threaten the life of a newborn baby. Septic shock can cause a number of…

New Test Detects Group B Strep Faster than Previous Tests; Helps Diagnose Maternal Infection

A faster laboratory test  to detect potentially deadly maternal infections of Group B strep (GBS) has been successful at identifying GBS colonization in six and a half hours, according to the results of a new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).  The standard test takes 48 hours. GBS’ Devastating Fetal…