Hair care during Pregnancy

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What Can I Do To Care for My Hair During Pregnancy?

What Can I Do To Care for My Hair During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy your body experiences many changes in complete body and your hair are no exception. You can experience numerous unexpected changes like women with dry hair might get oily one, some women might feel blessed with thicker hair while some other might experience hair fall.

First understand why this happens – The fluctuations in estrogens, amplified blood volume with pampered requirement of proteins are the chief causes behind hair changes. That’s why your hair requires some extra care during this crucial phase of life.

Below are some tips for hair care during pregnancy:

  • Regularly massage your hair with warm oil, leave for a few minutes, and wrap a hot towel over it. This will make hair to absorb much oil in to the scalp which strengthens your roots. This will also help you relax and feel refreshed.
  • For head wash, use a mild shampoo followed by a conditioner. Try to avoid harsh chemicals and prefer using natural products that are harmless for the baby also.
  • Prepare homemade masks for your hair by mixing olive oil, almond oil and jojoba oil; gently massage it on your hair.
  • You should visit the salon occasionally for a good and relaxing massage sitting. Post-delivery, you might not get time to give attention to yourself, so utilize this time and pamper yourself.
  • You can also opt for a new haircut to have a new look and also to avoid hair fall stress.
  • Try to avoid use of hair colors or dyes during pregnancy as these chemicals may harm your unborn baby.
  • Don’t get treatments like perming or straightening during pregnancy as texture of your hair would change automatically after delivery.
  • Most importantly consume a balanced diet, drink ample amount of water and take prescribed prenatal vitamins. A healthy diet will make sure that your hair remains strong and shines along with your health.
  • Also follow a disciplined exercise regime, exercise helps in opening up the pores in whole body.

Here is an easy health tip chart to help you keep your hair in good shape during pregnancy. Share this with someone who is facing hair trouble during pregnancy.

If you want to ask questions related to pregnancy or about caring for your infant, ask anonymously at MediMetry.