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My scalp is so oily after having a baby! What can I do?

There are some things about the 4th trimester that I had a vague awareness of.  The way my body would look after delivery (shout out to all the Moms posting real photos on IG so I wasn't disillusioned), the lack of sleep, constant milk machine, even the hair shedding.  What I had zero clue was that I would be able to rival John Travolta in Grease with my oily strands.  This isn't an exaggeration.  I would finally get the chance to take a shower and rinse my hair.  I would double shampoo, then condition and.... bam greasy oily scalp and hair...fresh from a wash.  WHY!!! 

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Does Breastfeeding Cause Postpartum Hair Loss?

Three years ago when I was still pregnant with my youngest I researched anything and everything that would prevent postpartum hair loss.  I joined every Mommy community out there and grilled seasoned Moms about what they had done that worked.  I was surprised that so many seemed to blame breastfeeding on their hair loss.  Do you lose vitamins while breastfeeding? The more I thought about it, the more the possibility grew on me.  When I had my first son I was breastfeeding exclusively and I remember feeling so drained and depleted after.  I ate more while pumping than I did during my pregnancy, which made me wonder now years later had I lost vitamins while pumping?  Had that loss affected...

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5 Things No One Told You Would Happen After I Gave Birth

1. Your Hair Can Fall Out:  Ok so this isn't the first thing that could happen, it usually takes a few months...but I found it the most disturbing.  Here you are with one thing going for you while enduring pregnancy and childbirth ... that GORGEOUS PREGNANCY THICK HAIR.  Your body holding on to all those nutrients and your hormones giving you the best hair of your life, and then you deliver new life and BAM , bye bye pregnancy hair and hello patchy scalp. You will hear "it will grow back...eventually...probably", or "why don't you try a different haircut", or the ones that tried to act like I was worrying to much about my looks by suggesting I just focus...

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