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Hi, I am 35 +, have hypothyroidism but is under control. My endocrinologist had said I could conceive. Though had no intentions I got pregnant and I realized only on the tenth week. I haven't taken folic acid too so far. My gynaecologist told me to do many blood and etc check-ups, which I will do. Wanted to ask you if there is any health risk to the baby and me. Please let me know.

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foilc acid is given as it prevents abnormalities in baby but if your diet is adequate in fruits and vegetables it s ok if you have not taken
No, just follow your endocrinologist n gynecologist advise.
Hello, Don't worry regarding health risk to the baby, from now on take the required medication and do the investigations as suggested. As you are a known hypothyroid, aim to keep tsh less than 2.5 in first trimester and less than 3 in 2nd and 3 rd trimester. As per your age its imp you go for down syndrome screening. A nt scan along with double marker (bhcg and papp-a) at 12 weeks will be very helpful.
No health risk. How ever do not miss nt scan.
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