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Henna Hair Color And Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
I am sensitive to hair dye and am thinking about trying henna and indigo for a brown color. Is it safe? Thank you.
See below: Yes, there is no contraindication for coloring your hair. ...Read more
I just gave birth 3 days ago n im breastfeeding...Is it ok for me to go ahead n color my hair. Is it safe?
I would not: First of all your just went through childbirth, your body needs few weeks to recover. Since you are breastfeeding , your baby is only 3 days old, you do not want your baby to expose to any chemical from hair coloring that would affect the resp.Including sinus and lung. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a super long haired breastfeeding mom frustrated with all those white strands sticking out. Is it ok to color my hair myself at home?
You can use safely: You can use it safely but it does not make hair grow faster. ...Read more
Had baby 3 m ago. I am exclusively breastfeeding. Clumps of my hair keep falling out. Is this normal?
Yes Self Limited: During pregnancy, there is an increase in the percentage of "growing" or anagen hair relative to the "resting" or telogen hair. This ratio is reversed in the puerperium. Telogen effluvium is the hair loss commonly noted one to five months after delivery. This is usually self-limited with restoration of normal hair patterns by 6 to 15 months after delivery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Several months after you deliver, you will experience an increase in hair fallout. This is normal and is a hormonal effect. The variation in hair growth and fallout is overly synchronized by pregnancy. This will become more un-synchronized as time goes on and you will notice a decrease in noticeable hair loss. ...Read more
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