The hair is an important part of the beauty of a woman during pregnancy also undergoes changes because of hormonal fluctuations that occur in the body. During this stage, many pregnant observe as their hair becomes thicker and more abundant and beautiful. This is because high levels of female hormones including estrogen and progesterone- cause a delay in one cycle of hair follicle and this prevents spontaneous daily hair loss.
When the woman is not pregnant hair, growth is subject to regular cycles in which the hair grows about one centimeter per month for two to six months. Later that hair will go through a phase of rest, which will last two to three months then fall in a definitive way. Well, during pregnancy most of the hair will remain in that stage of rest and as a result do not fall even if he corresponded to them.
For this reason, the hair tends to give an impression of greater thickness and beauty. Another change that often notice pregnant is increased secretion of scalp oils, which will come in handy if your hair type is dry but in case you have normal or oily force you to wash more frequently. Although less common it can also occur otherwise and drying your hair during pregnancy.
After giving birth, and for a period of time ranging from three to six months the hair again has a greater tendency to fall and growth of the hair follicle stops so you will suffer what is known as alopecia postpartum effluvium. It is a natural physiological process that should not worry and that is that by decreasing estrogen hair enters what is known as phase, which lasts about three months and falls. Subsequently, new ones replace the lost hairs and normal growth recovers. However, it is possible that certain factors such as loss of blood stress or breastfeeding alter the recovery and falling hair is lengthened more than usual.
Tip: If hair loss is excessive or appreciate improvement and have already been six months since the birth your baby you should consult your doctor. He may recommend you some extra vitamins to stimulate the growth of hair follicles or to correct low iron levels if that is your case.
Appearance of hair on pregnant
In some cases, new hair appears in pregnancy in the upper lip, chin, cheeks, arms and legs. Sometimes hair growth is also observed in unusual areas such as the breasts abdomen and back. Again, it is due to changes in hormone levels and is quite normal, which means that it, can decrease most common areas like legs and out in less common areas such as the abdomen or gut.