Understanding Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
During pregnancy, the developing baby depends on the mother to produce thyroid hormone. Too much or too little thyroid hormone production by the mother can cause harm to the fetus.
How to Reduce Exposure to Hidden Hormones
Many common personal care products contain hormone-disrupting chemicals known as endocrine disruptors, such as phthalates and phenols, that have been associated with health problems, including early menarche, preterm birth, diabetes, and cancer.