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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Dye Your Hair While Breastfeeding

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What can I do if I had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

What can I do if I had an allergic reaction to hair dye?

Put health before: Perception of beauty. Listen to your body. Avoid any future use of that product. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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Is it safe to dye your hair while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to dye your hair while breastfeeding?

Probably: The absorption of the chemicals through your skin into the bloodstream is minimal so chances are none will be in breastmilk. Make sure you wash your hands well after dye job done and you have fully washed the chemicals out of your hair before cuddling with your baby.
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Can you dye your hair if you're breastfeeding?

Can you dye your hair if you're breastfeeding?

Yes: Before coloring your hair check do allergy test to make it sure you are not allergic to this dye . The dye used for hair colouring act locally and has no general systematic action thus dye does not get excreted in breast milk ,so you can safely breast feed your baby. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding, is it safe to dye my hair? Are there any side effects that could harm my bby thru breastmilk?

Breastfeeding, is it safe to dye my hair? Are there any side effects that could harm my bby thru breastmilk?

Dyeing one's hair: It is safe to dye your hair. A minimal amout of dye may be absorbed in the skin but is of no consequence as long as you are nit esting ir drinkink the dye. ...Read more

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Is it safe to dye hair while breast feeding?

Is it safe to dye hair while breast feeding?

Veggie dye: Use a vegetable based dye or henna to be careful. ...Read more

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My baby is 3 weeks old now and I am breastfeeding. I'm planning to undergo hair rebonding, is it ok to my baby? If not, when it would be possible?

My baby is 3 weeks old now and I am breastfeeding. I'm planning to undergo hair rebonding, is it ok to my baby? If not, when it would be possible?

Wait: If there are chemicals involved, they can get into your ody and then the milk and can affect the baby. Wait to do the hair rebonding.... At least 6 months. ...Read more

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Hi, i just want to ask if Hair rebond while breastfeeding.is it safe for my baby?

Hi, i just want to ask if Hair rebond while breastfeeding.is it safe for my baby?

Yes, safe if there..: Is good ventillation. Essentially no chemical is absorbed through the scalp and into the blood stream, but there will be some fumes that may be irritating unless done in a well ventillated area. ...Read more

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Can I color my hair? I am breastfeeding, baby is 3 weeks old

Yes : You may. There are no known issues with hair color and breast feeding. ...Read more

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Are there any natural/safe remedies for growing out your hair while breastfeeding?

Are there any natural/safe remedies for growing out your hair while breastfeeding?

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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Had baby 3 m ago. I am exclusively breastfeeding. Clumps of my hair keep falling out. Is this normal?

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 more

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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 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 more

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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?

Yes: Please use one of the organic approved for pregnant woman hair dyes if you are breastfeeding. Alternatively, you could be proud of you self for breast feeding and wait to worry about gray hair... But I am sympathetic. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to rebond my hair? I am a breastfeeding mom.

Wait: Best not to be expsed to chemicals.
No studies to support it.
Hence, there is no right answer.
I tend to play it safe. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding mom, my son is 3weeks old now. Can I have my hair rebonding already? Is this can affect my baby?

I am breastfeeding mom, my son is 3weeks old now. Can I have my hair rebonding already? Is this can affect my baby?

Hair rebonding: Your obstetrician can give you the best advice. Some will agree, others will not. If you are concerned you can discard your breastmilk on the day of your bonding. ...Read more