In this episode of Yoga | Birth | Babies, I had the pleasure of speaking with Aviva Romm, MD. A Yale-trained, board-certified MD, midwife, and herbalist with a specialty in women’s health, Aviva and I talked about her new book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution. She explained how thyroid issues affect fertility, pregnancy and postpartum moms and the impact it has on breastfeeding. Enjoy this important and informational conversation!
In this episode:
*The significance of thyroid problems regarding fertility and pregnancy and being a new mom.
*The difference between hyPOthyroid and hyPERthyroid.
*Which pregnancy problems are more likely in pregnant hypothyroid women.
*Key tests every pregnant woman should have to check her thyroid health, and how it differ from what most doctors and midwives do.
*Changes in medication dosage do you recommend for hormone replacement therapy during pregnancy.
*Thyroid hormone replacement medication options during pregnancy?
*Treating thyroid problems in pregnancy.
*Treating thyroid problems in new moms.
*Recommendations for breastfeeding issues including low milk supply are common for hypothyroid women.
*From a functional nutrition perspective, recommendations for fertility.
*Tips for women with hypothyroidism struggling postpartum with issues like breastfeeding problems, exhaustion, anxiety, and postpartum depression.
*How would a woman realize she has a thyroid problem?
Learn more about Aviva on www.avivaromm.com | Follow her on Twitter & Instagram @AvivaRomm
About Aviva Romm, MD:
Referred to as “the face of natural medicine in the 21st century” by Prevention Magazine and one of the 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by Mind Body Green, and founding board member of Yale Integrative Medicine, Aviva Romm is a Yale-trained, board-certified MD, midwife, and herbalist with a specialty in women’s health. Her new book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution provides a groundbreaking blueprint for women to take back their health by understanding the Root Causes of imbalance. To speak with Aviva Romm, M.D., contact: email@example.com
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