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Is it normal to lose lots of hair after having a baby?

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Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Yes, it is normal to lose lots of hair after having a baby.
This is a condition called telogen effluvium. Hormonal changes in the postpartum period & stress can cause this. It usually resolves without treatment within 6 months. Maintaining a healthy diet and taking a daily multivitamin can be helpful. The best thing to do is give it time. This is normal:)! congrats on the new baby.

In brief: Yes

Yes, it is normal to lose lots of hair after having a baby.
This is a condition called telogen effluvium. Hormonal changes in the postpartum period & stress can cause this. It usually resolves without treatment within 6 months. Maintaining a healthy diet and taking a daily multivitamin can be helpful. The best thing to do is give it time. This is normal:)! congrats on the new baby.
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