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Can I breastfeed if I am taking thyroid replacement therapy?
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
In brief: Absolutely
If your thyroid lab test are in the normal range on your replacement therapy; there is no reason for concern.
Your doctor and you must also consider any thyroid symptoms like feeling cold, depression, fast heart rate, thinning hair, nervoussness in the equation; as hormones do change with pregnancy. If you have normal thyroid function on labs and normal thyroid symptoms you are fine to breastfeed.

In brief: Absolutely
If your thyroid lab test are in the normal range on your replacement therapy; there is no reason for concern.
Your doctor and you must also consider any thyroid symptoms like feeling cold, depression, fast heart rate, thinning hair, nervoussness in the equation; as hormones do change with pregnancy. If you have normal thyroid function on labs and normal thyroid symptoms you are fine to breastfeed.
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