How does hypothyroidism affect pregnancy?
Hypothyroidism affects the reproductive system and can cause problems with fertility. Women with untreated hypothyroidism have an increased risk of miscarriage. Pregnant women who are already being treated for the condition may require higher levels of thyroid replacement medications during pregnancy.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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