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A 26-year-old male asked:

Can any one please let me know the effects of hypothyroidism on pregnancy and on babies after birth? can ladies go ahead for pregnancy? please update.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Yes you can: The thyroid function needs to be followed during pregnancy, but you can have a normal pregnancy. It may not effect the baby in any way but your gynecologist can follow and if any issues arise you can see high risk OB if necessary.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
I agree with Dr. Goldman. many women who couldn't get pregnant before their hypothyroidism was treated now have healthy happy babies.
Aug 4, 2014

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