What are the effects of hypothyroidism (observed during pregnancy) on the development and maturation of a growing baby?

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If a pregnant woman is suffering from hypothyroidism; it can have adverse effects on the development and maturation of the foetus. Their foetus's growth can be stunted, which can result in an underweight newborn. The effects of hypothyroidism remain after birth and do not go away. The baby's brain may not develop, and they may show signs of mental retardation. The baby can also develop abnormal skin and deaf-mutism.

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