Thank you for sharing your story

Please include details about your baby's experience that could help prevent another family from experiencing the tragic effects of GBS. Tremendous improvements have been made in prevention and treatment of GBS, thanks largely to grassroots efforts. Every individual effort helps, and we'd like to hear about your successes.

Please do not type in all capital letters — it is very difficult to read!

Please do not send duplicate entries. If you have difficulty posting your story, please email

If you would like to contact other GBS parents, please click here for our GBS parent connection and grief support page.

Your baby's name
or nickname:
Your country: *

Select a category for your
GBS experience:
How far along was your pregnancy? *
Examples: 12 weeks, 30 weeks, full-term.
Were you tested for GBS? *
If you were tested for GBS,
what was the test result?
What was your treatment for GBS, if any?
Date your baby was born,
miscarried or stillborn:
Date your baby died,
if not the same as above:
How old was your baby when harmed by GBS? *
Examples: premature at 27 weeks,
3 days old, 4 months of age.
In what specific ways did GBS harm your baby?
(please note you can describe your GBS experience in detail later on this form)

Examples: preterm labor caused premature birth resulting in hearing loss, chorioamnionitis, spent 3 days on ECMO, or meningitis
How do you share GBS information with others?
Examples: gave GBS brochures to all the pregnancy clinics in my town, use GBS awareness postage stamps, etc.
Your first name: *
Your last name: *
Your email: *
(We require your email address only in case we need to contact you to clarify details before posting your story. GBSI will not share your email address with anyone.)
Enter your GBS story here (no size limit), or a link to your web site: *
You may attach a photo of your baby, if desired: (64MB max.. if larger, email to
(Pictures can help tell your GBS story, but please be aware that images posted on websites can also be downloaded by viewers.)
What is three times six?: *