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Is iodine safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lesley Meister
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

An adequate amount of iodine intake is essential for thyroid function.
A pregnant woman has higher iodine requirements.

In brief: Yes

An adequate amount of iodine intake is essential for thyroid function.
A pregnant woman has higher iodine requirements.
Dr. Lesley Meister
Dr. Lesley Meister
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Dr. Paul Friedman
Radiology

In brief: In moderate amounts.

If the amount of iodine you are taking is not huge, and it's not radioactive, there is no danger to the fetus or the baby, though the iodine will probably equilibrate with the offspring.
Why are you taking iodine?

In brief: In moderate amounts.

If the amount of iodine you are taking is not huge, and it's not radioactive, there is no danger to the fetus or the baby, though the iodine will probably equilibrate with the offspring.
Why are you taking iodine?
Dr. Paul Friedman
Dr. Paul Friedman
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