I know how you feel. My surgery is today and it’s so different now i’m mum. I have never been anxious about medical procedures in the past but the anxiety is real today. My plan for radiation is that Bub will be staying with my husband and I will be going to my mum and dads. Just not sure how long I will have to stay away from her for. I don’t want to put her in danger but it will be so hard to be away from her even for a day let alone longer than that.
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Hi, my name is Emma and I’m 37. I was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer a couple of months ago when I was 17weeks pregnant. I had half of my thyroid removed at 20 weeks pregnant. My beautiful daughter was born very healthy a month ago. I have another operation to remove the other half of my thyroid on the 4th of May and will be getting iodine radiation around December/January, depending on if my milk supply has dried up or not (the societies are allowing me to breastfeed for six months). I was wondering if any one here had been pregnant when diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer? If anyone has experience with iodine radiation treatment who has kids? And if so how long did you have to isolate from your kids? Just feeling a little nervous about being away from Bub for a long period.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.