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Does a low TSH during pregnancy affect the growth of my baby ?

Sir, My wife is carrying for three months and 10 days. The scanning result shows everything ok. The thyroid result shows as follows. Free T3 – 2.8 Free T4 – 1.5 TSH - .01. Doctor told that TSH is too low. He suggests contacting a physician. The doctor told me that it is common in pregnant stage. He prescribed tablets. He told nothing to worry after this course everything will ok. It will affect growth of baby. We are worry about In this case any thing to afraid. Please give me more valuable advice.
Asked On : Tue, 11 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
HelloWelcome.In pregnancy in 1st trimester thyroxine requirement is increased and so low TSH can be observed.for precaution sake consult an Endocrinologist also.This will alleviate your apprehensions.Good luck.
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response

Welcome to HCM.

Since you have already consulted a physician and he has reassured you as well as prescribed medicines to correct the problem, you have nothing to worry.

Be assured that it will not affect the growth of your baby in any way, in pregnancy.

Ask your wife to eat fresh green vegetables and fruits and take a glass of milk daily, in addition to daily regular meals.

Wishing your wife and baby in the womb all the best.

Dr. P. Mahesh
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