When the Butterfly Goes Astray: How Thyroid Dysfunction Can Undermine Breastfeeding OR alternate title: Thyroid dysfunction: how the “other” master gland can tank lactation

Time-frame: 75-90
CERP: yes

The connection between the thyroid gland and milk production has not been well-recognized or appreciated . The good news is that new animal research is providing us insights into the possible effects of thyroid dysfunction. This talk takes a detailed look at hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, postpartum thyroiditis and thyroid cancer and the unique challenges each present for lactation, and then discusses treatment strategies and interfacing with the health care team.  Note: This is the most detailed version of this topic. 


Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA

Country: USA
Phone number: +01 805 714-3331
Email: LisaIBCLC@Marasco.US
Site: http://lowmilksupply.org
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