How to Deal with Postpartum Hair Loss

How to Deal with Postpartum Hair Loss


I looked in the mirror this morning after my shower and thought, “Seriously, how am I NOT bald???”  This was after recovering a hairball the size of a mandarin orange out of the shower and then cleaning out my brush FOR THE THIRD TIME after drying my hair.  It’s a sad, sad time in a mom’s life.  What am I talking about? Postpartum Hair Loss.

It is quite possible that you have never heard of something called “telogen effluvium”, or more commonly, postpartum hair loss.  Even if you’ve had a baby before, you might not have heard the term.  You may remember feeling like you were going bald a few months after having your babies, but I bet at least 90% of the women reading this article never had their provider warn them about this reality….

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