Gestational Lyme Disease Case Studies of 102 Live Births

Charles Ray Jones, M.D., Harold Smith, M.d., Edina Gibb, Lorraine Johnson, JD, MBA

• 102 children with gestational Lyme Disease
• Mothers had either untreated or partially treated LD
• Children were diagnosed between the ages of 1 – 5 yrs old
• Symptoms were present in infants but overlooked until they gradually progressed in frequency and severity.


RESULTS- Percentage of children with the following symptoms from gestational Lyme

27%  Cognitive delay 
21%  Speech delay
19%  Reading/writing problems
17%  Articulation delay
13%  Auditory/visual processing disorder
12%  Word selectivity
8%    Dyslexia
23%  Anger or Rage
13%  Aggression or Violence
11%  OCD
54%  Irritability and Mood Swings
13%  Emotional Problems
13%  Depression
7%    Suicidal thoughts
56%  ADHD
36%  Sensory sensitivity manifested as hyperacuity
43%  Photophobia
9%    Motion Sickness
23%  Tactile, Taste or Smell sensitivities
9%    Autism Spectrum Disorder







From the Lyme Times- California Lyme Disease Association (CALDA)