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A 24-year-old female asked:

11weeks pregnant with controlled hypothyroidsm, thyroid levels are verynormal.down syndrome scan due nextweek.does being hypothyroid concerns downsyndrome.

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: There is no connection between hypothyroidism, even if it is uncontrolled, and down's syndrome. Congratulations on your baby, and i hope all is well with the scan next week.

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