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Can i take prenatal vitamins for hairloss i recently had a baby 4 months ago and my hair been falling like leaves on tree!?

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Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Alopcia after childb: Alopecia ( hairloss) after childbirth is rare, however it could happen if you had a rather difficult delivery or you have post-partum depression. Taking your prenatal vitamins probably would not help with alopecia but would not hurt anything either. Alpecia may be related to hormonal imbalance and it may be a good idea to check with your physician to explore possiblt thyroid or pituitary problems.

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