By now you've likely heard from your doctor...maybe your mother... or your own web research (high five google): your postpartum hair loss is hormonal. True? Yes. Losing your hair about 12 weeks after delivery is completely normal and stems from estrogen and hormones dropping rapidly. But what you may not know is as a new mom there is probably things occurring in your daily routine that are making it worse. Here are a a few: 1. Wearing a ponytail every day
My first 9 months of pregnancy were kind of a breeze. I mean sure I felt uncomfortable; and had my fair share of leg spasms and insomnia, but for the most part it was manageable. After giving birth I thought it would be all downhill, boy was I wrong. About 4-5 months after giving birth I had: Weight I couldn't lose Irritability Bloating Exhaustion Varicose Veins (I even had surgery to remove these!) It wasn't until after my second pregnancy that I stumbled upon the amazing benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Initially, I was frantic to find anything to help me get over my weightless plateau but I've since learned some pretty perfect benefits of taking ACV for new...
About 3 months after I delivered, I found myself looking for specific advice on how to deal with my shedding hair. Looking back, what I found was a lot of misinformation. I'm here to shed some light on some of the biggest myths regarding postpartum hair loss I saw out there.
If you have started to notice more hair on your hairbrush again or on the bathroom tile, this may be more than just remnants of postpartum shedding. As summer comes to an end in most parts of the world (Hawaii and the Bahamas you can just ignore this), and fall/winter fast approaches, so does seasonal hair shedding. Studies show that seasonal hair loss affects more women than men, and typically occurs during the fall months like September and October.