Pregnancy, Lyme & Tick Borne Diseases
Reports are mixed- with some good, and some not so good outcomes- for children born to mothers who have Lyme and tick borne diseases. Concerns have also been raised about infected Lyme mothers passing the Lyme (Borrelia) organism to the infant while breast feeding. Below are medical articles you may wish to review if you are a patient with Lyme who is pregnant or are considering becoming pregnant. Please also see the site dedicated to Dr. Jones and his precious children with Lyme and tick borne diseases.