You should be tested as soon as you find out you're prego from what my endocrinologist says. I had thyroid cancer in 2003 and had mine removed along w/RAI treatment. Also you should be being testing every 3-5weeks after to make sure you and your baby are getting enough thyroid hormone. I would se an endocrinologist for this i/o your OB as they often don't specialize in thyroid issues. Some women need a lot more thyroid hormone and some will be fine w/the amount they've been taking all along. It's vital that you speak up and get the proper thyroid care for you and your baby. You can friend me if you'd like. GL!
And it's nice to hear another thyroid cancer survivor getting pregnant! :)
I agree with PP. You need to have your blood work tested as soon as possible. My close friend has to have it tested routinely since her surgery and now that you are pregnant, I wouldn't take any chances luv. Again, I a so very very happy for you. Take good care of yourself.
Forgot to add that a good range for fertility is 1.0-2.0 TSH w/most RE's. Let us know what the dr says.
This chart gives me hope. I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis with a goiter and several nodules... TSH level of 1.69 from 11! So to see that you are pregnant makes me feel SO much better to know it IS possible :)
@CrissiMcB, I got prego w/my DD at age 35 when I had Hashimoto's thyroiditis. I was treated w/Synthroid and Cytomel combo of T3/T4 and was tracked every few months to make sure all was well and she's a healthy baby girl, now 9 yo. I'm hoping for #2 and am older now.