Transient Neonatal Hypothyroidism Due to a Maternal Vegan Diet

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Journal: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Publication Date: 01/2003

Summary: Case report of neonatal hypothyroidism in 10 day old infant of vegan mother. 

Key Takeaways

Vegan diets in mothers and newborn children have been shown to cause problems with child development. This case study adds newborn hypothyroidism to the list of potential complications in vegan pregnancies and newborn diets.

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