Breastfeeding and Thyroid Problems: Links

August 1, 2011. Posted in: Mom's Health

General info on thyroid problems and breastfeeding

Breastfeeding when mom has thyroid problems @

Thyroid Medications approved by the AAP for use in breastfeeding mothers @

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

Anti-thyroid/thyroid agents and breastfeeding from Drugs / Chemicals in Human Breast Milk: Module 15 of the American Association of Poison Control Center’s electronic continuing education program for Specialists in Poison Information

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid levels) and breastfeeding

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

Low milk supply: Can it be due to a thyroid problem? by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC

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

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 function: Does it influence milk production? by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC

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

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.

PDF Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the Evaluation and Treatment of Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism from the 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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