I self medicate on NDT and take extra T3 as well.
I am 7wks pregnant.
Free T3 is 3.8 (3.50-6.50)
Free T4 is 6 (10-22)
TSH is 0.12 (0.10-4)
Usually my T3 is in the upper quarter, so as you would expect, the demands of pregnancy show I need to up my T3 a bit. My question is, do you think I need to up my T4 as well? (Pre pregnancy, my T4 was 6, and my TSH was 0.05 so they have come down.)
On another note, I had to see a different doc today to pick up these test results, (which I dreaded as I thought I'd have to give him my "self medicating" life story!) who was really positive and open minded about my self medication and said that I would be the expert in this situation and that he is happy to take his lead from me, and encouraged me to have blood tests every 4 weeks (he asked what "my plan" was, and I suggested the 4weekly tests) and keep them in the loop. He said that in 10yrs he predicted he'd be able to prescribe T3/T4 to most under active thyroid patients......