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Post-partum hair loss is triggered by the rapid physiological changes to the body in the immediate post-partum period; that triggers what is called a telogen effluvium, meaning that a percentage of hair follicles move into their final resting phase as a result of that physiological 'stress.' Telogen phase lasts 2-8 months, and at the end of it the hair falls out of its follicle, as new hair growth (anagen phase) begins.

The reason it's important to know this is that the trigger for this type of hair loss is usually long finished when the hair loss starts. The hairs are already in their resting phase, and the hair loss is both inevitable and self-limited. No treatment is required, nor is there any benefit to treatment. Don't waste your money.

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