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Hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect how your hair looks and feels.
After pregnancy, your hair's growth cycle returns to normal. Hair that you normally would have shed during the last few months is now ready to die and be replaced. So you lose more hair than usual in the first year after childbirth.
Current as of:
February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineKirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of: February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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