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Weak Thyroid Gland Pregnancy

Facts about hypothyroidism in pregnancy:

  • Hypothyroidism increases the risk of miscarriage.
  • A pregnant woman who has hypothyroidism is monitored very closely, in order to keep thyroid hormone levels in a normal range.
  • Medication dosing may change during pregnancy due to changes in metabolism.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Weak Thyroid Gland References
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