My partner and I have been trying to get pregnant for a couple of months now and yesterday found out that I'm a couple of weeks along. I was also diagnosed hypothyroid after the birth of my son in 2012 and so this is my first pregnancy with an underactive thyroid.
I've got an appointment with my GP today at 10am to notify them I'm pregnant and was wondering whether now would be the time to ask them to increase my medicine? I'm on 100mg levithyroxine - should I be asking this to be increased to 150mg? What happens if they refuse to do this?
Also will I need to be referred to a specialist?
Lastly, I have just started taking the Mexican T3 (1/4 25mg tablet twice a day) after my GP refused to increase my T4 any higher and have noticed an improvement in how alert I feel and definitely less tired than just on T4 alone. Should I stop taking the T3? I don't want to endanger my baby so I'm inclined to stop.
I'd be really grateful for anyone's thoughts.