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Carissa's Story   — Bobby

Fortunately Bobbi's doctor cultured her during her 24th week of pregnancy as two weeks later, after an unusual vaginal discharge, she went into preterm labor which GBS is thought to cause. Since her GBS test was positive, she had been on oral antibiotics for a week and her 1 lb, 12 oz. daughter Carissa was immediately put on the appropriate antibiotics as well, but stayed in the NICU for 75 days. However, Bobbi could not see her new daughter for the first three days as she herself was in the SICU due to the effects of GBS and stress on her body. Now fortunately Carissa is a healthy seven year old.

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