Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is on the Rise: Here’s What You Should Know

11–13 minutes to read | Updated for 2019

Pest Control for Expectant Mothers

Heading out to parks, campgrounds and natural areas is one of the pleasures of warmer weather. As beautiful and enjoyable as these outdoor areas may be, they’re also home to millions of tiny insects that could potentially cause infection and illness. And among the most common of these tiny pests are the hard-shelled arachnids we know as ticks

But where does household pest control methods fit into to pregnancy health?

Ticks live by sucking blood from humans and other animals. In doing so, they can transmit bacteria and other pathogens via their saliva. While tick bites can transmit a host of serious diseases, one of the gravest is Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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