Can having a thyroid disease make you at high risk, for a high risk pregnancy?

It could . Thyroid disease includes conditions with both too much (hyperthyroid) and too little (hypothyroidism) thyroid hormone. These pt.
More tests needed. It does not truly make you high risk but your thyroid hormone does need to be monitored more closely during pregnancy (via blood tests). If your thyroid is underactive, often the thyroid medication needs to be increased. Certain medications for overactive thyroid need to me changed during pregnancy as well. Correcting your thyroid levels is important for your baby's growth and development.

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Does having a thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Not always. It increases your risk of complications but if you treat the thyroid disease properly, there is no reason to expect anything bad will happen with the pregnancy. It's important to get it trated correctly. Read more...

Does having thyroid disease make you a high risk pregnancy?

Yes. Thyroid disease in pregnancy tends to fluctuate and tends to require the services of a high risk maternal fetal medicine(mfm) specialist along with the OB md for management. Read more...
Absolutely! Thyroidopathies can increase your risk for multiple adverse perinatal outcomes - seek care with an endocrinologist and/or maternal-fetal medicine specialist throughout this pregnancy. Read more...

My fiance has a high risk pregnancy. We went to an appointment to have an ultrasound and a check up done with our baby. We were told the baby has possible excess tissue on the back of the neck and possible hernia. She is ten weeks pregnant and the doctor

Unfortunately . Unfortunately I am unable to give you any information on survival rates without knowing more information. Based on what is in your post, excess tissue on the back of the neck could be a sign of down's syndrome; the hernia depending on where it is carries different risks. I would like to take this opportunity to use your case as a lesson for yourself/fiance and others. Never leave a doctor's appointment with unanswered questions. You have a right to have all your questions answered and everything explained to you in detail. If the ultrasound tech. Gave you that information you need to call the doctor right away and ask forn an explanation. Make an appointment, call on the phone, write a letter. Do whatever you have to do to get answers. Best of luck. Read more...
More info. Sounds like you are getting info from your ob. If the hernia is a diaphragmatic hernia, it could be serious. You may want to inquire about the hernia further, and ask about its location, and effect or possible effects at birth. Read more...