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Ep 44- Postpartum Hairloss: what, why, and can we do anything about it?

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Table of Contents
0:30 Welcome to the podcast
1:30 Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV
2:15 Kicking of with a listener question
4:15 Postpartum hair loss: common and difficult
4:30 Heather’s hair loss journey, hair as identity factor
6:35 Hair quality and scalp health
8:20 Pregnancy haircut planning
9:40 Hair loss postpartum: what happens
13:15 A pregnancy old wive’s tale revealed!
13:55 Haircuts postpartum
15:10 None of this relates to breastfeeding! Surprise!!
15:50 Sometimes not even your doctor understands this!
16:17 How the myth is created
17:00 Evidence shows, breastfeeding and hair loss aren’t linked
17:30 A couple things you can try
18:15 Vitamins, minerals connected with hair regrowth
19:20 Consider getting bloodwork done postpartum
20:20 A drug that may help with postpartum hair loss
21:20 General good health, a great start
22:15 We hear you: this is hard!
23:23 Postpartum expectations, a discussion
24:35 Bodies are always changing: it’s beautiful!
24:45 Heather recommends book: 7 Times a Woman
26:05 Be where you are
26:35 Thank you to our sponsor The Wandering Womb
27:15 The Milk Minute Award in the Alcove!
28:35 Thank you for listening!


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