Best Remedies for Postpartum Hair Loss

Best Remedies for Postpartum Hair Loss

During pregnancy, you may have been thrilled with the luscious, thick and strong hair. Apart from dryness that can be covered with a deep conditioning, you would be thankful for pregnancy that it has given your hair some life. But once you have delivered the baby, the situation gets reversed and you may get shocked to find out that your hair is falling out excessively.

What causes postpartum hair loss?

During the pregnancy, the higher level of estrogens kept your body’s functions in a growth state, which was the reason why you were enjoying thick and luscious hair. After the pregnancy, the estrogens in the body come back to a normal level, which makes the hair loss of long-held hair.

Remedies for postpartum hair loss

Here are some tips and ways through which you can prevent and regrow your hair.

Treat your hair gently

Delicate hair is more prone to the breakage that occurs after the childbirth. So, treating your hair gently is important to avoid drastic postpartum hair loss.

Let your hair flow loosely, don’t wear ponytails, braids or other tight hairstyles as these can pull it out. Let your hair dry naturally after having a shower.

Have a balanced diet

Having an imbalanced diet can further add to the postpartum hair loss condition. Since necessary nutrients and minerals such as proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and zinc are basic building blocks of the hair growth, their deficiency weakens the hair follicles and cause hair loss. A regularly balanced supper of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and lean proteins is a necessary element for healthy hair. After giving birth or while nursing your child, you would require to maintain a healthy and nutrient enriched diet to keep your hair healthy.

Adopt stress reduction techniques

Stress can be a major factor in causing hair loss. Adopt some stress reduction techniques such as exercise, yoga, meditation, a personal hobby or any other thing that can help you relieve from the stress. Make it a main concern to take care of yourself as you do for your baby.

Go for non-surgical treatments

For many women, the postpartum hair loss can be naturally reversed once the body’s functions come back to the normal routine. But in some cases, due to some underlying conditions, the hair loss can get severe and you may need to opt for a hair loss treatment.

Since postpartum is a temporary hair loss condition, undergoing 2-3 sessions of a non-surgical hair restoration treatment would be enough for that. PRP therapy which includes the injection of a fluid containing higher growth factors is considered as the best remedy for women hair loss treatment in Dubai. Moreover, you may opt to either go for a low-level laser therapy or Mesotherapy for postpartum hair loss.

Free consultation

If you are willing to get your hair loss fixed, the first step in doing so is to consult a certified hair loss expert in your vicinity. He or she will be able to identify your particular hair loss type and remedies for that. You can book your free session at Hair Transplant Dubai clinic by just filling in the form below.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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