My name is Carol and I'm a mom to 4, ages 8 to 6 months and happily married for 9 year. Our 6 month old we were just told today has high thyroid levels. I was told it shouldn't be higher than 2.4 and it's 3.6. I was also asked if I had any questions, but I had all 4 kids with me and we'd been waiting for over an hour. I couldn't think of almost anything to ask until after we left and now I have a million questions. I can't really find anything online about it (maybe I'm just not searching the right way), but I don't know how bad it is, what the treatment would be. She mentioned something about being reffered to a pediatrition and that he would tell me how to breastfeed her (she's always been exclusively breastfed) becuase what I eat is what she eats. Another strange thing is that she's the size of a one year old, weight wise and length wise. We expected diabetes or hypothyroidism, not what we were told. All her other bloodwork was fine except for this. Refferals up here (in ONtario, Canada) seem to take forever, so I'm not sure when we'll see the ped., but there are things I'd like to be prepared for. If there's anyone who can tell me about it or has any knowledge about this I'd love to hear from anyone. I don't know if this is the place to post this or not, but I loved the mothering.com board when I was pg, so I was hoping there'd be people who could help me here too.
Thanks so very much,