Monitoring your thyroid levels during pregnancy is more important now than ever. Thyroid disease is on the rise so it’s vital that your thyroid hormone levels are checked periodically to be sure they are optimal during your pregnancy. A healthy thyroid makes conception easier as well as minimizes the chance of a miscarriage or having a premature baby.
Another reason to monitor your thyroid levels during pregnancy is that low thyroid hormones can create developmental problems with your baby. This lack of hormones can slow growth and cause intellectual disabilities with the newborns.
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If you are struggling to get pregnant, maybe you need a new approach! The articles above share how important a healthy thyroid is to your pregnancy and your baby.
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