I’m pregnant and I’ve heard you can have a dangerous thyroid condition and not even know it. What should I know?

July 01, 2012 12:00 AM

Gestational hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid during pregnancy, is a serious issue. Research suggests that an underactive thyroid during pregnancy can cause a range of medical complications for women and their babies. For mothers, these include miscarriage and diabetes in pregnancy. For infants, the condition is associated with low-birth weight and potentially lower IQ.A: Gestational hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid during pregnancy, is a serious issue. Research suggests that an underactive thyroid during pregnancy can cause a range of medical complications for women and their babies. For mothers, these include miscarriage and diabetes in pregnancy. For infants, the condition is associated with low-birth weight and potentially lower IQ.A: Gestational hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid during pregnancy, is a serious issue. Research suggests that an underactive thyroid during pregnancy can cause a range of medical complications for women and their babies. For mothers, these include miscarriage and diabetes in pregnancy. For infants, the condition is associated with low-birth weight and potentially lower IQ.

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