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    Find out what other moms-to-be are asking. Join in the discussion with Henci Goer, whose expertise is determining what the research tells us best promotes safe, healthy birth. If you would like to contact Henci outside of the Ask Henci forum, send an email to Goersitemail@aol.com.

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    How does Lamaze/natural labor work or fit for women who test positive for Group B Strep?  Don't they have to be connected to IV antibiotics for at least 4 hours prior to delivery in order to protect their babies?

    Henci Goer

    That is the recommendation, but treatment with I.V. antibiotics need not interfere with use of Lamaze techniques, comfort measures, or practices that promote safe, healthy birth.

    -- Henci


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