Gestational-Live Births

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)