Your Healthy Pregnancy with Thyroid Disease
A Guide to Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Wellness
By Dana Trentini, By Mary Shomon
At minimum, 27 million Americans have thyroid disease. Despite being the majority of thyroid sufferers, women rarely know that thyroid problems increase their risk of pregnancy complications, including infertility, preeclampsia, miscarriage, premature delivery, and low birth weight. This awareness gap affects patients and doctors, who know little about the ramifications of an undiagnosed or under-treated thyroid condition on a mother and her unborn baby.
Founder of HypothyroidMom.com Dana Trentini and thyroid health advocate and bestselling author Mary Shomon have both endured challenges with pregnancies due to thyroid disorders. In Your Healthy Pregnancy with Thyroid Disease, they team up to give readers the answers they need. With personal stories and cutting-edge medical advice from leading health practitioners, the book explains how to recognize thyroid symptoms, get properly diagnosed/treated, manage thyroid problems during pregnancy, overcome thyroid-related infertility, and deal with postpartum challenges.
"Dana Trentini and Mary Shomon are a formidable pair of thyroid advocates. This book will change the lives of millions of women and their babies."David Borenstein, MD, founder, Manhattan Integrative Medicine
The personal knowledge of the trauma and the not-always-adequate treatments
gives [this] book considerable power.”