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hair loss!

I've had really bad hair loss since the beginning of the pregnancy. I'm now in week 12 and seriously worried I'm going to be bold by the time the baby gets here...anyone had the same problem? It seems really uncommon and I can't find anything on it online. The midwife couldn't help me either :-/
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My friends sister-in-law lost all of her hair during her pregnancy a few years ago. She had to get a wig until her hair grew back in. It took about 8 months. Good luck mamma. It will all work out
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Even though this is horrible news thank you for your reply!
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I'm losing hair too. Not in clumps but I clog the drain once a week from my hair loss. And all my friends said their hair was so full and healthy during pregnancy and after lost some. I get a ball of hair during evey wash and its not normal for me also my scalp itches like crazy and I don't have bugs lol o had my husband check lol!
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My hair is falling out like crazy.  In afraid to even comb it sometimes. Dr just said keep on my prenatal vitamins n I've been taking an extra vitamin e supplement. Hope we don't go bald :(
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Ditto with the itchy scalp
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Have you changed vitamins? I also have a rash on my chest and back and my doc said to try a new pnv. Are you taking biotin?
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Do you already have bald spots?
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Also w being pregnant your hair growth is supposed to go dormant and not hit the 3rd stage of hair growth which is falling out. If it helps look up alopecia areata. It will give you some info!good luck. Hope that I helped!!
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Glad I'm not the only one. My hair loss has slowed down quite a bit. I lose hair at the beginning of pregnancy but I don't lose any after baby is born. I've heard of people losing clumps after birth..I just lose it in the first few months
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