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Is hypothroidism dangerous during pregnancy?

Maria F. Daly, DO
Maria F. Daly, DO on behalf of MDLIVE
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
When a pregnant woman has a diagnosis of Hypothyroidism it is important that she take her thyroid hormones.If she does not take her thyroid medication for her diagnosed hypothyroidism,the baby will be affected especially the thyroid gland and other organs of the fetus.
Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Hypothyroidism can affect your unborn baby. Watch this video to learn what you can do to avoid complications from hypothroidism.


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