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Breastfeeding and Thyroid Disease: What Should You Know?

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Track your milk production


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Make sure you get enough iodine


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Get a thyroid evaluation if you’re having breastfeeding issues


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Get your thyroid checked a few weeks after childbirth


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Don't stop taking your thyroid hormone replacement medication


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Talk to your doctor about which antithyroid drugs are safest


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Avoid overmedication


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Discontinue breastfeeding if you need radioactive iodine treatment


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Consider alternatives to a radioiodine uptake (RAI-U) test


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

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