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Managing Your Thyroid When You’re Postpartum

Being postpartum comes with its own host of hormone complications, and when you throw in thyroid disease you end up with a double whammy. While you’re taking care of your baby, it’s also important to make sure you’re taking care of yourself — especially your thyroid disease.

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Helping Your Hypothyroid Child

Whether your child or teen has congenital or acquired hypothyroidism, these are the symptoms and treatments you should be aware of.

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No One Told Me Breastfeeding Would Be Hard With Thyroid Disease

We all know that breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby, but did you know that having thyroid disease could complicate your chances of breastfeeding? Find out how to increase your milk supply, and when it's okay to start weaning into formula.

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Thyroid Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

This mom and entrepreneur turned her own thyroid cancer challenges into an advocacy mission to help others like her.

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Does Your Newborn Have Thyroid Issues?

Believe it or not, it is possible for your newborn to have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Learn how to spot symptoms.