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My daughters hair will not grow
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My daughters hair will not grow
My Daughter is 8 and her hair will not grow!! It has only been trimmed about 1/4 inch just the ends 1 a year since she was about 4. Up until then she really didn't have any hair.
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Her weight and height are above the 95th percentile for her age. She needs daily 5oz of meat or equivalent, and 3 cups of milk or dairy products for her protein daily requirement. Protein intake is needed for the body to grow and hair. Is there a genetic tendency in the family of hair growing later? If not, then suggest having her checked by her MD, if you are really concerned.
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