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Ask The Expert: How Do I Keep My Pregnancy Hair?

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Q via @imifyway: How do I up keep good pregnancy hair ?? Thanks to my baby girl my hair is for once thick and growing but idk how to keep it. Don’t want it to fall out after she’s born.

A:  Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, yet there’s more to look forward to than the birth of your child. Prepare yourself for 9 months of good hair days and hair changes after birth. Hair normally grows in three phases: active growth, resting, and shedding. During these phases, people typically shed 100 hairs every day. When you’re pregnant, the extra hormones moving through your body shift your hair cycle. This is why your hair seems longer and thicker than usual, yet all good things must come to an end including your good hair. After pregnancy, your estrogen levels take a tumble and your hair follicles enter the resting stage. Soon after the resting period, this hair falls out, often while you’re brushing or shampooing, which is replaced by new growth. Most women go through postpartum hair loss that happens 3-6 months after having the baby, which is normal. You won’t be able to stop the hair from falling out, but you can put your hair on conditioning regimen bi-weekly and eat healthy. Supplements like prenatal vitamins are recommended to keep your healthy mane strong. Please first consult your physician regarding continuing your vitamin regimen. If your hair loss is excessive, talk to your practitioner to see if it could be a sign of postpartum conditions


About The Expert: Cynthia Meadows – @iamcynthiameadows –  5b86b8ae-d615-4d92-8ef9-3083b779b0a1

Cynthia Meadows is the founder and owner of A’Bliss Upscale styling studios, Jacksonville’s premiere luxury salon  catering to the upper class working women. She is a fresh innovative artist, that is making shockwaves in the hair industry known as the “Queen of Cuts”. Cynthia has become one of the most positively talked about,sought after and influential hair stylist nationally and is expanding her brand through the United States and abroad.With her craftsmanship in color,cuts and hair extensions skills, Cynthia has platformed on various stages of styling, education and Centric Bet hair battle in 2015. Her reputation as a Master Pro stylist led her to involvement in special event work within the community such as fashion shows,charity events and direct support of worthy humanitarian causes.Cynthia’s unique styles and signature fair have graced the pages of  over 50 magazines and other international hair publications.



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