WOOOOO.... I had my son 4 months ago, and I'm losing tons of hair... Is this normal? I had got my thyroid checked, and it is fine. I heard this can happen 3-4 months after giving birth. Your body is getting rid of the hair your body held on to while preggers. Is this true? Also, should i still take my prenatal at this time. Help... :_)

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green...
Feb. 1, 2008 at 12:39 AM

its true its true

unfortunately

i lost my hair in two spots of my head after both of my kids

dont worry its not permanent and it will grow back but be careful

after my 2nd i got all my hair cut off and now its curly

good luck

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mrsbm...
Feb. 1, 2008 at 12:42 AM My son is four and half months and my hair falls out in huge clumps everyday.  I know lots of women whose babies are this age and they are all experiencing it.  Just another fun postpartum secret that no one tells us :)

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heath...
Feb. 1, 2008 at 12:43 AM yep after my first child i started losing hair. Mine would only come out when it was washed after I had him.

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chell...
Feb. 2, 2008 at 4:28 AM Yes! OMG! I thought I was in trouble, I was thinking I wasnt going to have any hair left! Now you can see the hair growing back lol... hes fourteen months old... but guess what Im having my second in april! Im def going to take my prenatals even after her arrival lol! Good luck it shouldnt last too long! I think mine went on for a few months... but Im glad it stopped I felt like it was going to happen forever

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jetta...
Feb. 5, 2008 at 11:38 PM My hair falls out the most when I wash also. My doc told me to take the prenatals and it should slow down. I was so scared I thought some thing was so seriously wrong LOL. When and if I have another I will stay on my prenatals for the full year after like they told me too. Thanks guys I'm happy to hear I'm not the only hair loseing freak. JK lol.

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