Can ticks be harmful during pregnancy?

April 16, 2015 5:11 PM

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According to experts, this year will see a significant influx of ticks due to the harsh winter and strong spring season that is expected in many areas of the country. Many of these areas are also faced with an overpopulation of animals, especially deer that are part of many communities and are roaming unchecked in many areas.

Typically, ticks are well in line with the development of Lyme disease. As you all know, Lyme disease is a bacterial infection typically spread from infected blacklegged ticks, or deer ticks. Symptoms typically include fever, headache, fatigue and a skin rash.

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