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Group B Strep Infection & Placenta Encapsulation

Can a Group B Strep positive (GBS+) mom use placenta capsules? In short, it depends on the type of preparation method used. ‚ÄčNOT ALL ENCAPSULATIONISTS USE THE SAME SAFETY STANDARDS I am trained to prepare placenta in capsule form using a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) method that is on file with the FDA; a method […]

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GBS+ During Pregnancy

  The mom in this photo tested positive with group B strep* infection (GBS+) in her final trimester and received I.V. antibiotics during labor. Group b strep are a pathogenic bacterium that sporadically live in the rectum, intestines, urinary tract, and genital area of all pregnant and non-pregnant healthy people. These bacteria don’t typically cause problems […]

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Eating to Prevent GBS Infection in Pregnancy

One way to decrease the chance of group B strep infection (GBS+) during pregnancy is to build up your birth canal with good bacteria that naturally discourage excess GBS overgrowth. The best way to do this is to eat foods that do not ‘feed’ the bacteria and naturally prevent them from growing too large in […]

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Miscarriage: A Mother’s Love Never Dies

Miscarriage: A Mother’s Love Never Dies Tara Carpenter, NC., CPES. This post contains photos that may be disturbing, view at own discretion. On July 27th 2006, I lost a baby girl so tiny she fit in my palm with her legs dangling over. She was 15 weeks with delicate features complete in formation; simply needed […]

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Is Your Unborn Baby at Risk for GBS+?

Group B strep (GBS) is a transient pathogenic bacterium sporadically present in the gastrointestinal tract and reproductive system. Typically, these microscopic life forms do not cause any harm, yet have the potential to present problems for pregnant women and their growing babies. If you test positive for GBS infection it may mean you are a group B […]

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