POSTPARTUM HAIR LOSS THAT MANY MUMS ARE WORRIED ABOUT

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WHY DO MOTHERS AFTER GIVING BIRTH HAVE A LOT OF HAIR LOSS?

Mothers who are approaching their baby’s due date may be looking forward to getting rid of the belly and weight gain during pregnancy. But there is one thing every mother doesn’t want to lose, which is black and healthy hair during pregnancy which there are many mothers who suffer from severe “hair loss” problems after giving birth. Today, I will tell you why when the baby is in the womb contributes to the thicker and healthier hair of the mother but after giving birth, there is this severe hair loss. Today I have an answer for you.

HOW DO HORMONES AFFECT HAIR?

Hormones are the main cause of changes in a mother’s hair during pregnancy and after delivery. During pregnancy, hormone levels in the body change dramatically which causes the level of other hormones to rise as well, such as the hormones Estrogen, Progesterone, Oxytocin, and Prolactin, as well as the amount of blood in the body will increase during pregnancy by 50% more than normal until the due date.

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Therefore, after giving birth, the mother’s hormone levels will drop, making it appear as though severe hair loss because the hair is falling out in clumps. The hair loss after giving birth is caused by the hair that stopped falling for 9 months during pregnancy, and it came back to falling altogether according to the same cycle again.

Postpartum hair loss can occur any time after giving birth, but most people with this type of hair loss find it beginning to fall in the 3rd or 4th month after giving birth. The symptoms usually go away on their own during the 6th-12th month after giving birth, this is normal and is only temporary.

After reading this, you, all mothers don’t have to panic because postpartum hair loss is only 5-15% of the total hair on our head and this postpartum hair loss doesn’t happen to every mother too.

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We have already known that severe postpartum hair loss for mothers is caused by a change in hormone levels in the body. Although it is a temporary condition and it heals on its own, hair loss and thinning can affect the mind and confidence of women like us quite a lot, isn’t it?

I HAVE SIMPLE TIPS TO HELP TAKE CARE OF HAIR HEALTH AFTER POSTPARTUM HAIR LOSS TO RECOMMEND AS FOLLOWS:

  • Avoid harsh combing, which can lead to hair loss, and refrain from using hair dryers or hair straighteners with heat. When you’re done washing your hair, you should let it dry naturally.
  • You may try to cut their hair shorter to help reduce hair loss, it will help as well.
  • Eat nutritious food or take supplements and vitamins that nourish your hair but you should not take any vitamins or supplements to replace the choice of eating a variety of foods and enough each day. Especially with new mothers who have little ones to take care of.
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However, if any mother who has postpartum hair loss feels that after 12 months, the hair still doesn’t stop falling or shedding more severely. In this case, I recommend you consult a specialist doctor to determine the cause and proper treatment.

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