Newborn Concerns: 10 Symptoms of Group B Strep Infection in Babies by Dr. Kimi Suh

Kids' Health
a year ago
Newborn Concerns: 10 Symptoms of Group B Strep Infection in Babies

Babies up to a few months old can develop a severe infection from exposure to Group B Strep (GBS). Symptoms include: 

  • inconsolable crying
  • grunting as if constipated
  • projectile vomiting
  • poor feeding
  • decreased wet diapers
  • fever
  • difficulty breathing
  • uncontrollable jerking
  • bulging spot on top of the head
  • lethargy or difficulty waking your baby from sleep 

Call your doctor if your child has any of these signs!

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