Pregnancy Related Issues
Lyme & Other Tick Borne Diseases
Reports are mixed- some are good and some studies show less than favorable outcomes for children born to mothers who have Lyme and/or other tick borne diseases. Concerns have also been raised about infected mothers passing the Lyme organism (spirochete) to their infant while breast feeding.
Listed below are medical abstracts and articles you may wish to review if you are a patient with Lyme and tick borne diseases and have become pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant, or you are a health care professional treating pregnant patients with tick borne diseases.