Breastfeeding and Thyroid Problems: Links

General info on thyroid problems and breastfeeding

Breastfeeding when mom has thyroid problems @

Radioactive dyes, scans and therapeutic use of radioisotopes during lactation @

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid levels) and breastfeeding

I may have hypothyroidism; can I still breastfeed my baby? LLLI FAQ

Hypothyroidism and Breastfeeding by Karen Fishman, RN, CCE, IBCLC

Hyperthyroidism (high thyroid levels) and breastfeeding

I may have an overactive thyroid; can I still breastfeed my baby? LLLI FAQ

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Hyperthyroidism and Breastfeeding by Karen Fishman, RN, CCE, IBCLC

Lactation in mothers with Graves’ disease from Chapter 14: “Thyroid Regulation and Dysfunction in the Pregnant Patient” in The Thyroid and Its Diseases

Postpartum Thyroid Problems

Thyroid Problems During and after Pregnancy from the Thyroid Foundation of America

Thyroid Problems and Pregnancy from EndocrineWeb.com, talks about thyroid problems both during pregnancy and postpartum

Postpartum Endocrine Disorders from eMedicine.com

What every woman should watch for after giving birth by Kathy Evans Wisner discusses thyroid problems in postpartum mothers

Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer general information from EndocrineWeb.com

General thyroid information

Endocrinologists Say TSH Normal Range is Now 0.3 to 3 by Mary Shomon

Your Thyroid from EndocrineWeb.com has clear, comprehensive information on thyroid problems with helpful illustrations

AllThyroid.org from the Thyroid Foundation of America

New York Thyroid Center, Center for Research, Education and Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid Foundation of Canada has a number of health guides and other educational materials available online

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists website.

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypothyroidism in Adults from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Hyperthyroidism and Other Causes of Thyrotoxicosis: Management Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Articles from eMedicine.com

Thyroid Disease at About.com has tons of information about thyroid disease. Start with the article called “Thyroid Disease 101.”

Thyroid Disease Manager is a comprehensive website on thyroid disease.

Endocrine Disease and Pregnancy Compilation of Endocrinology articles at EndoText.com

Thyroid Disorders message board (scroll down and click on “Thyroid Disorders”) at HealthBoards.com

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