Postpartum Hair loss: What is the Best Solution

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Postpartum Hair loss: What is the Best Solution

  • 21 June 2021
  • Hair Experts @ AHS
  • 4 min. read

Giving birth to a baby is one of the most beautiful and satisfying feelings in the world. It is a lifetime experience that every mother embraces. However, there are certain effects that pregnancy has on the body of the mother and therefore she takes time to recover.

There is yet another effect that pregnancy can have on you which is hair fall. Postpartum hair loss is a real thing that is experienced by almost all mothers. It takes place because of the hormonal changes that a mother experiences during pregnancy. Estrogen impacts the hair growth cycle majorly which is why the hormonal changes can cause a deep impact on your hair.

During pregnancy, estrogen level rises, therefore, giving way to strong and lustrous hair. However, after delivery, the estrogen level drops massively thereby causing the hair to fall. It is normal to experience hair loss after delivery and it is also curable if taken good care of. There are multiple treatments as well as natural remedies available that can help in regrowing the lost hair.

Read with us to gather more information on postpartum hair fall and after-delivery hair fall solution.

How Long Does Hair Fall Out After Having a Baby?

The estrogen level starts dropping right after delivery causing hair to fall after delivery. Normally, a woman might experience hair fall for about 2-3 months after she has given birth. However, the hair eventually stops shedding and grows back in another 6-8 months.

Stating broadly, the hair fall situation must be under control before your baby’s first birthday. However, if you still experience hair fall or any other hair problem, you must see a hair specialist to identify the cause behind your hair condition.

It is important to follow some basic measures to stop further hair loss and regain hair after pregnancy. If these measures do not work, there might be a possibility of some other reason behind your hair loss problems such as lack of nutrition, excessive stress, or even an underlying medical condition. The sooner you identify the cause and start treating your hair loss, the better results you can get.

Can You Go Bald From Postpartum Hair Loss?

It is normal to experience postpartum hair loss for about 6 months after delivery. This happens due to the hormonal changes that the mother’s body undergoes. One might witness chunks of hair shedding every day after delivery. It is important to treat hair loss so that the condition does not get extremely bad.

Taking a good diet, resting properly, and de-stressing oneself are all very important to maintain good health post-pregnancy. If even after following all these measures you feel that you are losing hair and getting close to baldness you must immediately consult a hair specialist.

Shedding a good amount of hair after pregnancy is normal but it will not make you bald if you take the appropriate treatment timely. Even if the situation worsens a little, there are multiple treatments available with hair specialists and hair surgeons that can help you regrow or regain your lost hair. You can undergo laser therapy or even cosmetic surgeries to cover your lost hair.

However, you must remember that the earlier you decide to treat your hair loss the better it will be. It is important to consult a hair specialist since they can help you identify other problems behind your hair loss by conducting some tests and guide you on the suitable treatment.

How Bad Is Postpartum Hair Loss?

Postpartum hair loss can be very bad because of the drastic hormonal changes that the mother undergoes. However, by taking proper care and following a good hair care routine it is possible to scale down the effects of hormonal changes. Hair loss can not be prevented altogether but you can surely control it and regrow the lost hair.

There are also several medical treatments available that can help you cure hair fall such as using medicinal shampoos and drugs, Strand-by-Strand Ultimate, hair thickening fibers, flashpoints as well as laser therapy. You can also undergo surgical treatment such as a hair transplant or a cosmetic treatment to handle your hair loss condition.

With the advancement in technology, it has become possible to cure any stage and any condition of hair loss. It has even become possible to regrow hair in case of patterned baldness. However, even though there are cures you must never take this situation lightly and treat it at the earliest to avoid undergoing major surgery.

How Can I Limit My Postpartum Hair Loss?

With the problem of Postpartum hair loss being so common, there exist multiple solutions to cure the problem. Some of these solutions have been listed below:

  • Balanced diet: It is important to take a balanced diet rich in vitamins and proteins after delivery. The baby can derive the nutrients only through the mother and so the mother must be fed well. Additionally, the body of the mother gets weak after pregnancy and therefore she must eat well to recover. Our hair needs nutrients just like the rest of our body does and therefore to stop hair fall a good diet is extremely important.
  • Destress: Stress has been identified as one of the most common reasons behind hair fall problems. It is normal for a new mother to be stressed and therefore, she must perform activities such as yoga and meditation to destress herself. At a later stage, even more, physical activities such as Zumba or aerobics can help in rejuvenating.
  • Proper sleep: It is difficult to sleep well with a newly born but one must understand the importance of sleep to keep the body healthy. Sleeping for 7-8 hours is necessary to keep the body healthy and destress oneself.
  • Taking care of the scalp: To ensure healthy long lustrous hair, one must look out for the scalp. The scalp consists of hair follicles that might be clogged or damaged because of lacking maintenance. Therefore, keeping the scalp dry, clean, and moisturized is extremely necessary to prevent hair loss.

    Taking care of the scalp

  • Avoid heat : Styling the hair using curling irons, flat irons or a hair dryer can damage the hair due to excessive heat. Further, the heat can also lead to dryness on the scalp. The hair roots are already weak post-pregnancy and therefore you must avoid styling your hair. Weak roots can cause hair to fall at a faster rate.
  • Avoid chemicals: Chemicals present in hair products such as dyes can damage your hair more than you can imagine. It is best to replace the chemical products with organic products to minimize hair loss and stop any further hair damage.
  • Use hair fall control shampoo: Using a hair fall control shampoo can aid you in limiting hair loss. Your hair specialist can recommend a hair fall control shampoo that is in sync with your needs. Voluminous shampoos can also come in handy if you want quicker results.

These are some of the solutions to limit hair loss for most people. However, different things work for different people and if you do not find these remedies useful, you must consult a hair specialist and undergo a treatment that is suitable for your condition.

How Do I Hide Postpartum Hair Loss?

There are multiple remedies available to cure postpartum hair loss. Initially, it is recommended to follow certain natural remedies or natural treatments such as cold lasers or using onion juice, green tea leaves, rice water, or coconut oil to limit the hair fall and regrow hair. Along with employing these remedies, you must also take care of your diet and reduce stress for the best results.

If you do not see any significant results after following the natural remedies for a while, you must then consult a hair specialist and undergo medical treatment to cure the postpartum hair loss. Here are some medical treatments that you can undergo to hide postpartum hair loss:

  • Advanced laser therapy: Advanced laser therapy is recommended for people who are experiencing hair thinning or are at an initial stage of hair loss. It is one of the best hair retention and restoration methods that is being chosen all over the world to cure hair fall problems.
  • Strand-by-Strand Ultimate: It is a one-day hair replacement procedure that can give you the desired look. It can give you the perfect natural look of a full crown. Each strand of hair gets a natural look which is why it is much preferred.
  • Strand-by-Strand Cosmetic: It is one of the best methods to get the appearance of a full crown without undergoing any surgical procedure. There is no scarring, no pain, and no surgery in this treatment and yet the results can be phenomenal.
  • Flashpoints: Flashpoints are a hair extension methodology that can give you your desired hair look without damaging your hair. There is no glue, wax, or weaving involved in this procedure. They are reusable and can be attached to your existing locks to give your hair the most natural look.
  • Magic hair thickening fibers: It rebuilds your hair with keratin fibers to give the appearance of naturally thick hair. You can also treat the bald spots in your hair with this technique in no time. These fibers will blend with your natural hair to give you voluminous lustrous hair.

These are some of the hair treatments that you can undergo to get rid of the after-effects of pregnancy. Along with the hormonal changes, there might be some other reasons behind your fall problems that must be identified to follow the right course of action.

Thus, even though you might experience postpartum hair loss, it should not dissuade you from becoming a mother. There are plenty of options available to control your hair loss situation and to regrow the hair. Within a year you will be able to revive your old look.

We, at Advanced Hair Studio, pose solutions to all your hair fall problems. Our experienced and skilled professionals can help you overcome your hair troubles and help you have the hair you always wanted. We understand the trauma attached to hair problems and hence, we are here to solve all your problems to make you a happy person again.

Our hair specialists can assist you with hair fall post-delivery, enlighten you on the reason for hair fall after delivery and provide you with the best postpartum hair loss treatment. We have excellent solutions to provide relief to your hair fall condition. Not just to stop hair loss but our specialists can also aid you in taking care and improving the quality of your birth hair.

At Advanced Hair Studio, we believe in making our customers happy by giving them the best service possible. Such is the quality of our services that more than 10,000 celebrities from Bollywood, Hollywood and sports are willing to participate in our programs and have undertaken our treatments.

Look around our website to discover the services we provide. You can book an appointment with our hair specialists and say goodbye to all your hair problems by availing yourself of the best hair treatment.

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I am honestly thankful to Advanced Hair Studios. I suffer from a hair-pulling disorder. There is this constant urge to pull off your hair follicles. It is painless when you pull but extremely painful when you see a missing patch on your scalp. But, I feel blessed with AHS hair fall treatment. I can see baby hair growing. It’s been two weeks. All I can see is low hair fall.
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Sharid Sarwardhi
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I have done my hair transplant surgery in AHS Delhi Branch on 2019 by travelling to Delhi from Dhaka, Bangladesh. The front and the back portion of my head were bald and through the hair transplant surgery, they have managed to cover the front portion of my head and the former appearance of my face returned back. The way they collected hairs from the donor portion did not affect my donor area at all. I am quite happy with my result. I have been consulting with them for a second seating so that they can cover the back portion of my head as well so that the hair density on top will increase and the bald portion of my head will reduce to a minimum level.
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Hi all, I had a problem with my hair, and I visited Advanced Hair Studio, Hyderabad. Here, the experts are amazing. My low hair density problem was explained very nicely, and some solutions were suggested. The solutions were fantastic. If you have any such issues, I recommend that you come and make an appointment. There was a lot of care and attention displayed by their staff in handling my hair fall issue. Similarly, the receptionists are both friendly and courteous, and the atmosphere is clean and fresh. This clinic deserves 5 stars.
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