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Can a hypothyroid female give birth to a normal child ?

Hi , i m 26 year and am a hypothyroid patient n recently my one ovary has been removed due to ovary torsion,i hav one n a half year child and my first baby was through c-section and my doctor has advised me to hv another child as early as possible but i m concerned about my future child, can he/she too get hypothyroid or some other ailment, i don want to risk my child future, please advise me, i need it badly ...thanks
Asked On : Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

Your child might inherit the genes and can have thyroid disorder.BUT , it should not be a deciding factor for you to try for pregnancy.During and before your pregnancy if adequate treatment is given for your thyroid problem , chance will be very low that your kid will have a thyroid problem.

When the chances of inheritance are less , under continuous care, there is no point in not having a kid just for the reason of it.

Please take a wise decision.Please take our help in removing any fear you have.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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