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After giving birth I am losing a lot of hair. What can I do to reduce hair loss and increase hair growth?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hair loss post birth

This is normal, and may continue for up to 6 or 9 months.
It is called "telogen effluvium" and is temporarily induced at the end of pregnancy by the abrupt changes of hormone levels and the stress of delivery. So what is needed is patience; it will pass.

In brief: Hair loss post birth

This is normal, and may continue for up to 6 or 9 months.
It is called "telogen effluvium" and is temporarily induced at the end of pregnancy by the abrupt changes of hormone levels and the stress of delivery. So what is needed is patience; it will pass.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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