This is my first post and I'm afraid I'm not as medically aware as many of you are on this site. I have been in 200 mcg of Levothyroxine for about 6 years now, since I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism after the birth of my last child. There is a particular doctor that I see, who seems to have got my levels pretty much alright, keeping my dose slightly higher than some doctors would as he knows what is right for me. I recently found out I was pregnant again and immediately asked to have my bloods done very early on so that they could up the dosage pretty quickly. My normal doctor was on leave as it the summer holidays and I had to call and call the doctors to get a response. The receptionist eventually told me that it said my levels were normal and nothing needed to be done. Well, I reached my 10 week antenatal appointment, after continuing my normal dosage and had another set of bloods done, which, again, came back normal, in fact slightly better than before. It was another doctor over the phone this time. I asked my the levels were better than before and she fobbed me off with the fact that I was maybe being better at taking them. I reached my scan date at 13 weeks, still continuing on my original dosage and the tragedy was that the baby had died at 10 weeks and had to have an erpc the next day. I am totally devastated and trying hard to carry on as normal. Since the op last week, I have been feeling very tired, cold and faint (and very sad) but can't get into to see doctor until 13th Oct. Firstly, I would like to know whether all pregnant women should be increased in the first trimester, could my levels have changed since my missed miscarriage and what should I do next time? Feeling very low all round.
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