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Pregnancy does do a number on your hormones....including your thyroid hormones. Have you all had a thyroid blood test? It's quite common to develop a thyroid problem post pregnancy.From About.com's Thyroid Disease website:You have a higher risk of developing thyroid disease if, among a variety of factors:�You have a family member with a thyroid problem�You have another pituitary or endocrine disease�You or a family member have another autoimmune disease�You've been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome �You've been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia �You're female�You're over 60�You've just had a baby�You're near menopause or menopausal �You're a smoker�You've been exposed to radiation�You've been treated with lithium �You've been exposed to certain chemicals (i.e., perchlorate, fluoride)
 

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Pregnancy does do a number on your hormones....including your thyroid hormones. Have you all had a thyroid blood test? It's quite common to develop a thyroid problem post pregnancy.From About.com's Thyroid Disease website:You have a higher risk of developing thyroid disease if, among a variety of factors:�You have a family member with a thyroid problem�You have another pituitary or endocrine disease�You or a family member have another autoimmune disease�You've been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome �You've been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia �You're female�You're over 60�You've just had a baby�You're near menopause or menopausal �You're a smoker�You've been exposed to radiation�You've been treated with lithium �You've been exposed to certain chemicals (i.e., perchlorate, fluoride)
 
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