Telogen Effluvium. It just sounds bad, doesn’t it? What about this, Telogen Gravidarum. Yes, that one sounds even worse. They’re just fancy ways of saying hair loss, and hair loss associated with child birth. No matter what you call it, postpartum shedding isn’t fun, and you can lose a significant amount of hair. Like it or not, the amazing, full hair that many pregnant women enjoy has to go away sometime, and that’s typically about…

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Pregnancy skin care is not easy, especially once you throw in the issues caused by hormonal flucuations and the need to avoid certain skincare ingredients during pregnancy. I’ve looked at a ton of skin care product ingredients list to find these pregnancy friendly skin care products! There are also a lot of great products that are pregnancy friendly, but not necessarily from a full pregnancy skin care line. While it would be great to be…

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Hormones are fun. As a teenager they make your skin go crazy, but the end of puberty doesn’t mean that you’re done with pimples. Oh no! Some of us lucky ones also get to deal with pregnancy related acne. Cystic pimples that love to pop up (literally) due to pregnancy hormones. These blemishes can be brutal, but unfortunately due to so many skin care ingredients being off limits during pregnancy. What to do with Pimples…

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As if skin care isn’t usually confusing enough, once you’re pregnant it becomes even more difficult. There are hormonal fluctuations giving you acne, dry skin, and where is that pregnancy glow everyone talks about? Throw in needing to avoid certain skin care ingredients while pregnant and it gets even more difficult. Here I’m sharing dermatologist advice for pregnancy. They’re the best experts to run to if you are having any issues. Is a product safe?…

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While I’m sure you know by now that you need to change your skin care routine while pregnant, but how does this translate over to breasting feeding? Are there skin care ingredients to avoid while nursing? Luckily, it turns out that breast feeding is very different than being pregnant. The placenta is basically a big sieve, it filters out a lot of stuff but since it is non-specific it does allow a lot of stuff…

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