All emotions and concerns are triggered when you discover you are pregnant. You feel excited and think about all you need to do to have a healthy first pregnancy. Your imagination is active and you can imagine how your body will react as your fetus grows each day. It is likely that there will be many changes that you need to adapt to. It is important to consider all the possible outcomes if your mind and body are not able cope with all these changes.
As you have heard from others who have cared for pregnant mothers, you are aware of the risks associated with pregnancy. You may experience emotional and behavioral changes as well as drastic physical changes. This phase of your life will see hormones surge above normal levels, which can lead to significant physical changes that could either make your life miserable or even turn your life around.
This is the time when you wish to see every moment of how your tiny baby is developing. It is easy to connect the changes in your skin, hair and nails with the progress of your unborn child’s development. Your baby is constantly reminded of what you should and shouldn’t do in order to have happy moments each day.
You may face mental and physical exhaustion from the challenges you are facing. You don’t have to look terrible, however. You can start with your hair to discover more about yourself and your journey towards motherhood. It takes patience and a lot common sense to achieve that.
Many pregnant mothers believe that they will have to give up their favorite fashion style for the rest of her pregnancy. But they are often unaware that they can still be fashionable and stylish. It doesn’t take an expert to accomplish this. While it might seem difficult at first, once you learn the basics it will be easy the second time.
How they will take care of their hair is a common concern for pregnant mothers. You can keep your hair beautiful and healthy throughout your pregnancy by knowing what you can expect.
Changes That Your Hair May Go Through During Pregnancy
Your body reacts and changes to the baby growing inside of you. These changes can also impact your hair. These changes may not be completely discouraging. Many people find these changes to be rewarding both mentally and physically. Many find that this is the best time to grow their hair.
However, not everyone will experience these positive changes. Remember that these changes will occur during pregnancy. Follow the advice of your doctor and keep the information from trusted sources. You will still be able to enjoy beautiful locks even when you have a baby.
Here are some changes that you may expect with your pregnancy:
- Slower growth rate
Your hair may experience a longer growth phase if there is a hormonal imbalance. This can also lead to slower shedding.
- Thicker hair.
Your hair may appear fuller and more dense as it sheds at a slower rate. Average women shed around 100 hairs every day. About 85% to 95% (or more) of your hair will grow during pregnancy. The rest is left in the resting phase. After the resting phase, hair falls out and is replaced with new growth.
- Shinier locks
You might notice a shinier hair during pregnancy. This could also be because of hormonal changes that take place in the woman’s bodies during pregnancy.
Your hormones will begin to return to their normal levels after pregnancy. This will lead to your hair growing back at the same rate as before. This will cause you to feel as though you are losing more hair. Your hair growth rate and shedding rate have actually returned to normal.
These events will vary from one woman to the next. Some women may not notice any change in their hair during pregnancy. This will make your pregnancy easier if you’re one of those women. If this is not the case, just remember that your hair will go back to normal after you have finished your pregnancy. For this time of your life, you can also follow some of these tips.
Tips for Properly Take Care of Your Hair During Pregnancy
- All safe shampoos for pregnancy should be considered.
Be aware that any chemical that touches your hair could affect the growth and health your baby’s hair. You should take time to properly care for your hair.
- You can manage your hair.
Select a style that complements your personality, and one that can make it look effortless beautiful.
- You can set and follow a hair care schedule.
A schedule will make it easier to care for your hair. The routine will become second nature to your hair. You should ensure that your hair is healthy and grows naturally with the help of all products.
- You can take prenatal vitamins to support a healthy lifestyle.
You can get the nourishment you need for your hair from both the food and supplements that are taken. Include only the best for your baby and yourself.
You must make an effort to maintain a beautiful locks, even when you’re having a baby. It is possible to maintain your hair’s beauty even during pregnancy. Your baby will also love it.
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I am Emma Smith a freelance beauty and wellness writer. I graduated from New York University, where I studied English Literature and Creative Writing. After working in the beauty industry for several years, I decided to pursue my passion for writing about things related to beauty and health – from skincare tips to makeup tutorials to interviews with leading experts on the field. I have also done dermatology course ‘Dermatology: Trip to skin’ from Novosibirsk State University (NSU).
I love staying healthy by doing working out and yoga. I am mother of a beautiful baby girl, I spend most of my time caring for her while still managing work obligations.