May is Thyroid Disease, Pregnancy and Fertility Month

There are many types of Thyroid Disease. To bring attention to the different disorders, we are featuring a different Thyroid topic each month. For the month of May we are focusing on Thyroid Disease, Pregnancy and Fertility.

What do you need to know about Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy and Fertility?

  • Can Thyroid Disease cause infertility?
  • What happens if I have Thyroid Disease when I become pregnant?
  • Will thyroid medications during pregnancy affect my baby ?
  • Is it safe to breastfeed when taking thyroid medication?
  • What is Postpartum Thyroiditis?

Help us to Help Others

Awareness/Advocacy

  • Public education programs
  • Advocacy for improved thyroid care
  • Annual June is Thyroid Month activities

Patient Support

  • Toll free telephone Help line and email access for thyroid patients
  • Thyroid Health Guides and other educational material
  • Thyrobulletin newsletter
  • Thyroid.ca site with the latest news

Thyroid Research

  • Annual Research Awards program provides funding for projects carried out in Canadian thyroid laboratories.