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#1 of 5 Old 12-16-2008, 09:23 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hey all! I am 3.5 months postpartum with dd2, and my hair is falling out, my skin is breaking out, I am having hot flashes, I am not sleeping well bc I am waking up in a sweat, and I am exhausted all the time. I vaguely remember this with dd1 and ds1, but not this early....is this right? anyone elses experiencing this?
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You may want to get your hormones checked. That happened to me abbout 8months post partum and it was due to my hormone levels crashing. They were post menapausol when I got them checked.
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Check thyroid levels. Postpartum thyroiditis is pretty common, abt 1 in 10 women get it.

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Interesting! My LO is the same age, but I haven't had anything like that. I agree that it sounds hormonal.
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Yup and l just got my period - already! DD is 3 months old. The rate that my hair is falling out at - well if thing don't slow done l think l'm going to bald in a month! : I had the hot flushes, exhaustion, waking up in a sweat and sleeplessness too. So yes definetly hormonal. If you don't think your getting your period, a simple blood test can at least rule out some things.
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