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Postpartum Hair Loss Supplements

Taking the appropriate prenatal supplements during pregnancy is vital for your health and for the health of your child. During your pregnancy, you’re being monitored by a healthcare professional and taking prenatal vitamins to help support you and your baby. It’s easier during pregnancy to remain focused on making healthy and nutritious choices.

The fourth trimester is no less important as your hormones are drastically shifting.This means that after you give birth, it’s still important to maintain a healthy diet.

During pregnancy, your prenatal vitamins and the pregnancy hormones give you luscious hair. Unfortunately, postpartum hair loss is a common condition that affects many women after giving birth. It is typically temporary and resolves on its own within a few months.

Supplements to help with Postpartum hair loss:

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Marine Collagen Complex | 1000mg | 9 Powerful Nutrients | Advanced ...

Supports healthy hair, skin, and nails with amino acids and protein. Collagen is a building block that makes up necessary proteins that go towards hair, skin, and connective tissue. Without it, your hair follicles can lose a healthy structure. As collagen addresses hair loss and brittle hair, including it in your diet gives you healthy and silky hair. 

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Omega 3, 2000mg Super Strength Fish Oil - 300 Softgels

These are important for maintaining a healthy scalp and hair. They help to keep the scalp hydrated and prevent dryness which can lead to dandruff and other scalp conditions. Omega-3 fatty acids also help to reduce inflammation and promote healing of the skin. In addition, they provide nutrients that are essential for hair growth. 

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Vitamin D3 4000 IU Cholecalciferol 425 Softgels (14 month supply)

Helps hair to grow by stimulating the follicles. It processes keratin, which is necessary for hair production. One of the signs of a vitamin D deficiency is excessive hair shedding. This vitamin also helps with cell production regulation. If your follicles aren’t regulated, this could cause your hair to shed.

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Biotin 12,000µg, 365 Tablets with Coconut

This B vitamin aids keratin production and follicle health. Keratin is necessary for hair production, along with healthy skin and nails. Biotin helps your body maintain energy, including stimulating follicle health. Biotin strengthens your hair, making it less likely to fall out. If you’re breastfeeding, you need to be even more aware of your biotin intake as your body metabolises faster. 

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Gentle Iron Bisglycinate - 28mg

Taking iron supplements can help to prevent or treat postpartum hair loss. Iron deficiency is one of the most common causes of hair loss, and pregnant women are especially susceptible to iron deficiency due to their increased blood supply. After you give birth, your iron stores are depleted due to bleeding during and after delivery. If you’re breastfeeding, you’re also at a higher risk of an iron deficiency. This can increase hair loss, so ensuring that iron is present in your supplement routine is vital.


Some women experience more severe hair loss that can last for several years. This type of hair loss can be difficult to cope with emotionally and can impact a woman’s self-esteem. Addressing this loss with supplements can mediate this hair loss and help you feel more in control of your body image. There are several options to help combat postpartum hair loss.

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