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The Arrival of My First Baby

The Arrival of My First Baby
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I am very happy to share that I delivered our baby a few weeks ago.

Healthy Baby With Hypothyroid and Hashimoto's Mother

Myself, Adam and baby are all doing very well and soaking up getting to know each other as we stay in our little ‘nest’.

He was a very healthy birth weight, the labour was straight forward without any complications and his heel prick test which screened him for many conditions including congenital hypothyroidism came back all clear.

So far, my health has been fine and I’m not experiencing any extra complaints postpartum due to my hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s, but I’ll make sure to keep you all posted on how I go as time goes on. My social media accounts such as Facebook and Instagram are the best place to follow for updates.

I am populating the ‘Pregnancy posts’ category on my website with more articles, as I share my pregnancy journey and experiences with Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism and being on NDT medication over the next year or so in various new posts.

-Rachel

Related Article: 9 Ways I Supported My Thyroid Health Postpartum

About Author

Rachel Hill is the highly ranked and multi-award winning thyroid patient advocate, writer, speaker and author behind The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Her thyroid advocacy work includes writing articles, authoring books, producing her Thyroid Family email newsletters and speaking on podcasts, as well as being a founding board member for the American College of Thyroidology. She is well-recognised as a crucial and influential contributor to the thyroid community and has a large social media presence. Her books include "Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate" and "You, Me and Hypothyroidism".

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