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Why is my scalp so itchy after having my baby?

You may have noticed that your scalp started to itch during pregnancy or postpartum.  With hormone levels raised our scalps become engorged with liquids and this can cause a tingling, painful sensation in the nerve along with severe itchiness.  Sebum is the oil produced on our scalps and the increase in hormones can cause it to increase as well. Those with greasy scalps postpartum are also more prone to sensitivities that include itch, and even some pain, as the hair shaft can become plugged.  Getting sebum production under control is important for relieving itchiness, and here's how to do it. 

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Can I go bald from postpartum hairloss?

If you are here reading this, chances are you are in the midst of it.  The constant hair fall and shedding that covers your bathroom floor.  The glimpses you allow yourself to catch as you walk by a mirror noticing how much thinner your hair looks.  The patchy scalp you try to cover up by changing your hair part, yet agonize over in the privacy of your own room.  The hair strands themself dryer than the summer you splashed in chlorine every day barely conditioning.   You are experiencing intense postpartum hair loss and its scary.  You may be wondering what is going on.  Why is your shedding so intense.  There are many factors to consider so lets layout a few....

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