When your baby is born, estrogen levels also start declining and all the hair which was inside resting phase start falling out. There is not much that can be done to stop hair loss after delivery. Generally, the hair comes back to their pre-pregnancy state after 6-8 months of baby’s birth. But your hair texture might change after pregnancy temporarily or even permanently. It can be extra oily or very dry, limp or broken.
However, there are several myths associated with Postpartum Hair Fall.
Breastfeeding causes hair fall as nutrition is transferred to baby -
Although it may go hand in hand, breastfeeding and hair fall are not linked directly. Even Formula Feeding Mothers would shed some hair. All mothers need to include extra protein in your diet
Keep your hair covered all the time to stop hair fall -
Keeping your hair covered will only increase room for more sweat which may result in or itchiness. Covering your head by no means can stop hair fall.
Keep your hair oiled always -
I, personally, recommend not to keep your hair oiled always. The scalp needs to breathe, oil can create an extra layer on the scalp. It’s better to let the scalp breathe naturally. Besides, more oil catches more dust. You should oil your hair overnight and rinse it the next day.
I am sharing tips for hair care, from my personal experiences:
Hope this will help all the mommas out here.
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