Welcome to the Summer newsletter from GBSI, a non-profit organization committed to promoting GBS awareness worldwide (en español).
GBSI Recognized as a Tax-Exempt Organization!
GBSI is now recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America! Your donation to GBSI will help in the fight against GBS disease in babies!
GBSI’s Web Site Now Also in Spanish!
Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Dr. James C. Caillouette our web site is now available in both English and in Spanish!
Please share GBSI’s website en español with your Spanish-speaking colleagues and friends. Click here to submit GBS resources in Spanish to add to our resource list for learning about, coping with, and promoting awareness of GBS. We welcome GBS news and medical articles in Spanish as well!
Our GBS Awareness Flyer Now Available in French!
Thanks to Patricia Normand, founder of the Canadian Strep B Foundation, our downloadable flyer is now available in French. Please click here to view or download this flyer, designed for medical office bulletin boards and as a convenient guide for pregnant women once they have learned they are GBS positive. For more GBS information in French, please visit The Canadian Strep B Foundation/La Fondation Canadienne du Strep B. The content of their entire web site is available in both French and English.
Chronicgbs is an independent listserve organized to provide resources and support for both pregnant and non-pregnant women affected by chronic GBS vaginitis. GBS vaginitis is not widely recognized by health care providers yet GBS can cause vaginal burning/irritation and unusual discharge. GBSI has added chronicgbs.com to our ever-growing list of GBS support resources.
Southern CA Residents: Help Fund GBSI When You Shop for Groceries!
Southern California residents, when you do your grocery shopping at Ralphs, Ralphs will donate a portion of your purchases to help fund GBSI! It’s quick and easy:
Register online at www.ralphs.com, click on community contributions, then click on participants.
Have your Ralphs Club Card(s) available and register your card(s) with Group B Strep International (NPO# 84800) by following the easy online directions. If you do not have a Ralphs Club Card, they are available at the customer service desk at any Ralphs. If you use your phone number at the register, call 800-660-9003 to get your Club Card number.
Swipe your registered Ralphs Club Card when shopping — each swiped purchase will aid in the fight against GBS disease in babies!