The butterfly is often used as a symbol for the similarly shaped thyroid gland.

imperfect butterfly

Just like this imperfect butterfly, children with congenital hypothyroidism are born with malfunctioning or absent thyroid glands, but just like this butterfly can fly with its broken wing, so too can these children soar.  Here, I write about all things related to raising children with congenital hypothyroidism.  Join me on the journey to raise awareness and build support.