Canadian moms on a mission to prove gestational Lyme
LymeHope is pushing for the screening of Lyme disease in pregnant women, research into better testing, and for the use of preventative antibiotics.
CTVNews, Canada, January 20, 2019
These mothers and their kids struggled for years with severe dizziness, pain, digestive problems, infections and impaired motor function that doctors couldn’t diagnose. Some were bedridden. One teen boy missed his entire high school education. One family was even close to committing their daughter to an institution because doctors believed her symptoms to be psychosomatic.
They all say the mystery was solved when they were tested and treated for Lyme disease and now a group of Ontario mothers and kids have banded together to build awareness of the transmission of the disease from mother to child before birth.
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