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ea0020p549 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

High TSH levels in healthy pregnant women are related to a decrease in motor development of their children at 14 months of age

Alvarez Mar , Julvez Jordi , Guxens Monica , Rodriguez Agueda , Martorell Rosa , Espada Mercedes , Sunyer Jordi

Objectives: The fetus is dependent on maternal thyroid hormones during pregnancy and an adequate thyroid function during pregnancy is essential for the normal brain development. The effects of subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy are poorly known. The present study assesses the association between thyroid hormones and thyrotropin in healthy pregnant women from the general population, and the neurodevelopment of their children at the age of 14 months.<p class="abstex...