Thyroid disorders are not common in children and is rare in newborn babies. But if it is your child that has been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, it can be quite distressing.
British Thyroid Foundation wants to provide parents/carers of children with thyroid disorders information and support with care of their children.
First, know that thyroid disorder is treatable and most children will lead an active, full life.
Second, know that in the UK there are world-renowned competent consultants to treat your child.
And finally, know that the British Thyroid Foundation will provide support along the way.