Kimberly
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    Hello – There is still some controversy over the “normal” range for TSH. Many doctors believe that the upper end should be around 2.5 or 3.0, but many labs are still using outdated ranges.

    In particular, for pregnancy, a TSH of between 0.5 and 2.5 is recommended. Here’s a bulletin from the GDATF that addresses this issue:

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    http://gdatf.org/about/about-graves-disease/patient-education/graves-disease-and-pregnancy-planning-2010/

    Hope that you can get things stabilized soon so you can get started with the IVF.